Topeka Man Pleads Guilty To September Bank Robbery

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man has pleaded guilty to federal charges, stemming from a bank robbery last fall.

37-year-old Cade Sharples was convicted on one count of bank robbery.

In his plea, the U.S. Attorney's Office says Sharples admitted to robbing the Kaw Valley Bank near Lake Shawnee on September 17th.

He gave the teller a note saying "I'm here to rob you, I have a gun. Do as I say and you won't get hurt."

Police later arrested Sharples in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

He faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he's sentenced March 31st.