Kentucky man admits role in Illinois bank holdup - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Kentucky man admits role in Illinois bank holdup

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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - A Kentucky man faces up to two decades in federal prison now that he has admitted in court that he robbed a southern Illinois bank last year.

Twenty-eight-year-old Casey Allen Heflin of Boaz, Kentucky, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Benton.

Authorities alleged that Heflin used a handgun in robbing the Old National Bank branch in Harrisburg of nearly $4,200 in October of last year.

Heflin's sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 24.

He has been jailed without bond since his March arrest.

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