IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man from Ironton has decided to plead guilty to robbing an Ironton bank
30-year-old Talmadge Bacon entered the plea Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
Prosecutors say Bacon pleaded guilty to robbery and tampering with evidence. He was sentenced to eight years for the robbery and five years on the tampering charge. They will be served at the concurrently.
Bacon robbed the the U.S. Bank branch on South 3rd Street on January 5.
Talmadge Bacon was back in court Wednesday after being indicted by a grand jury in Lawrence County last week.
Bacon is charged with robbery and tampering with evidence.
Ironton Police arrested Bacon last month in connection with a robbery at the U.S. Bank branch on South Third Street.
If he's found guilty on the charges, he could spend 13 years behind bars.
Bacon remains in the Lawrence County Jail on a 100,000 cash only bond. He'll be back in court on February 23.
Talmadge Bacon was indicted on charges of 2nd degree robbery and tampering with evidence, according to the Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office.
The robbery happened at the the U.S. Bank branch on South 3rd Street in January.
Bacon is set to be arraigned on the charges Wednesday morning in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
They say after entering the bank, the man approached a teller and claimed to have an explosive device and demanded money.
The man then left the bank on foot, heading south on 3rd Street with an undetermined amount of money.
Police say he' is s between 25 and 35 years old, around 6 feet tall and has a medium build and short dark hair.
The man was wearing a Cincinnati Reds hat, dark coat and tan scarf, blue jeans, tennis shoes, sunglasses and leather gloves.
The robbery happened at the US Bank branch in the 2300-block of South 3rd Street shortly before 12:30 Wednesday.
If you have any information, you're asked to give Ironton Police a call.
Ironton Police say it happened around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at the U.S. Bank in the 2300 block of South 3rd Street in Ironton.
The man got away with an undisclosed amount of money.
Police would not say if he used a weapon.
The suspect was wearing a black coat and ball cap
Police do believe they were able to get a picture of the suspect and hope to release it Wednesday night.
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