Bank robbery under investigation in Newton Co.

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NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – Newton County authorities are investigating after a man robbed a bank Friday afternoon.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. at the DeMotte State Bank on State Road 10 in Roselawn, Ind.

Detectives believe the man is in his late 20s and around 6-feet tall.  He was last seen wearing black clothes, black gloves and a black hat.

No weapon was displayed during the robbery. Investigators said the man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Deputies said he was driving a silver or gray four-door Oldsmobile, with a partial Illinois license plate reading K46.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Sgt. Cothran at the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at 219-474-5661. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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