Akeley bank has colorful history of unsolved robberies
Friday's robbery was not the first to occur in Akeley.
"Clues thin on Akeley branch bank robbery," the Park Rapids Enterprise headline declared Aug. 22, 1984.
Like Friday's incident local, state and federal law enforcement officials descended on the village looking for clues after a male in a hooded sweatshirt, wearing a paper towel over his head with slits cut and mirrored sunglasses absconded with $14,750 in cash.
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