A bank in northwest Iowa’s Ida County was held up on Thursday afternoon. Authorities say the United Bank of Iowa in Holstein was robbed at gunpoint about 4:05 p.m.

An African-American male entered the bank displaying a firearm and demanded money from the tellers. The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of U-S currency. Law enforcement officials say the male suspect is in his 20’s stands nearly six feet tall, and weighs approximately 180 pounds, and was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone that has information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Ida County Sheriff’s office.

(Reporting by Dennis Morrice, KLEM, Le Mars)