MADRAS, OR -- A downtown Madras bank was robbed, just as eclipse viewers jammed roads after the big event. A man entered The US Bank at Highway 97 and C street, just before 2 p.m. He demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured.
Madras Police, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and other agencies in the area for the eclipse, are actively investigating, along with the FBI. Anyone with any information regarding this robbery is encouraged to contact the Madras Police Department at 547-475-2424.