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Police: Fargo bank robber wore graduation gown

This Friday March 8, 2019 image from surveillance video released by the Fargo Police Department shows a bank robbery by a man who was wearing a graduation robe in Fargo, N.D. Police say the male suspect walked into Alerus Financial about 8 a.m. Friday and produced a note that said "give me money or I'll shoot." Authorities say the man did not show a weapon. He was wearing a maroon or red graduation gown and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. (Fargo Police Department via AP)

This Friday March 8, 2019 image from surveillance video released by the Fargo Police Department shows a bank robbery by a man who was wearing a graduation robe in Fargo, N.D. Police say the male suspect walked into Alerus Financial about 8 a.m. Friday and produced a note that said "give me money or I'll shoot." Authorities say the man did not show a weapon. He was wearing a maroon or red graduation gown and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. (Fargo Police Department via AP)

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Surveillance video of bank robbery suspect wearing a graduation robe in Fargo, N.D. (Fargo Police Department via AP)

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are investigating a bank robbery by a man who was wearing a graduation robe.

Police say the male suspect walked into Alerus Financial about 8 a.m. Friday and produced a note that said “give me money or I’ll shoot.” Authorities say the man did not show a weapon. He was wearing a maroon or red graduation gown and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

KFGO reports police are combing the neighborhood, parking lots and trash bins.

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