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Suspect arrested in local bank robbery

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Suspect arrested in local bank robbery
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A 47-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a series of bank robberies including one in Hudson at the Associated Bank on Crest View Drive last month.

According to Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen, the FBI has arrested Steven Lee Olson, address unknown, over the weekend for the Oct. 9 robbery here as well as several others in the Twin Cities.

Around 1 p.m. that Friday, a man, now believed to be Olson, entered the bank at 2200 Crest View Drive, approached a teller and demanded money. He was armed with a handgun which appeared to be wrapped in a small towel. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money in his hand and was last seen running toward Walmart and Wendy's.

Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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