Shields ArrestUPDATE: HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (1/11/19) — Henderson County Sheriff’s Office deputies picked up a Robards man this afternoon for his alleged involvement in swiping a vehicle in Henderson and subsequently robbing a bank in Evansville, Indiana.

According to HCSO, Bobby Shields, 36, was at Henderson Police Department, where he was charged with theft by unlawful taking (more than $10,000) and fugitive from another state.

“Shields admitted he took a Dodge pickup truck from Gibbs (at) 3093 Ohio Drive Jan. 10,” HCSO wrote. “Shields said he drove the vehicle to Evansville, Indiana and used it to rob a bank before he abandoned the vehicle in Evansville.”

He was listed as being held in Henderson County Jail this evening, pending bond. 

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HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (1/11/19) — A bank robbery suspect is still at large after the man allegedly stole a pickup truck during a job orientation in Henderson Thursday morning.

Henderson County Sheriff’s Office reported deputies responded to a theft complaint 4:25 p.m. A Gibbs worker discovered at the end of his shift that his 2011 Dodge Pickup was stolen. Gibbs security footage shows a man, later identified as Bobby Shields, leaving in the pickup.

Shields was a Gibbs employee attending an orientation meeting, according to the report, and left in the truck around 10:30 a.m.

That same truck was reported to be used in an Evansville bank robbery, deputies say. Evansville Police Department detectives confirmed the identity of the robbery suspect as Bobby Shields after comparing descriptions and video footage from both places.

HCSO reported EPD recovered the truck reported stolen in Henderson. Shields is still at large and is believed to be in the Henderson/Evansville area.

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