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Third person charged in July bank robbery

MORRIS – A third person has been taken into custody in connection with a robbery last month at First Midwest Bank in Gardner.

Joshua Parsons, 28, of Gardner was charged with robbery, burglary and theft after being picked up by Grundy County Sheriff’s Office detectives on Friday.

Grundy County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a bank robbery call at 3:52 p.m. July 25.

After receiving suspect descriptions they learned that the suspect left on a motorcycle.

Corey Canterbury, 22, of Gardner and Daytona Fisher, 22, of Braceville were charged on July 26 in connection with the robbery.

Grundy County Sheriff Kevin Callahan credited the bank employees for remaining calm and following their protocol.

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