Crime & Courts

Cary police investigating Cary Bank and Trust robbery

CARY – Cary police have arrested a woman in connection with a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon at Cary Bank and Trust.

Judy A. Persfull, 56, previously of Capron and currently believed to be homeless, was charged with burglary and theft and taken Tuesday evening to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news release and officials from the Cary Police Department.

Police arrived about 2:10 p.m. at the bank, 60 E. Main St., for a report of a bank robbery. The initial investigation indicated that Persfull went into the bank, approached the center teller and demanded cash. She placed a bag on the counter and fled after receiving the money. Persfull did not indicate that she had a weapon, police said.

She fled west on foot and was discovered about a block away on First Avenue and Park Street, police said.

The incident is under investigation.

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