Robbery at bank in Viola

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Members of the Mercer County Sheriff's Department enter the bank Thursday after an attempted robbery.

Local law enforcement agencies are investigating a reported robbery at the bank in Viola Thursday morning.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Department was dispatched shortly before 10 a.m. with reports of a robbery at the Union Federal in Viola. There were no injuries reported.

A slender man dressed all in black about 5-11 was described fleeing the scene north on foot.

Mercer County Sheriff's Department officers and members of the Aledo Police Department were initially on scene.