A man accused of robbing the People’s State Bank in Eagle Lake Township Tuesday morning was officially charged in a Blue Earth County Court Room Thursday morning. 25 year old Geroge Gaunt of Louisville, Kentucky, was arrested near Waseca shortly after he allegedly robbed the bank.
He faces three charges of first-degree aggravated robbery and three charges of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. The judge set Gaunt’s bail at $500,000 without conditions; $200,000 with conditions. Gaunt is also suspected in robbing a bank in Center Point, Iowa, on Saturday.