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Suspect arrested in local bank robbery
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

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.

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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.

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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.
(715) 808-8604
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