MINNEAPOLIS -- A man formerly of Utah has been sentenced to eight years in prison for robbing a St. Cloud bank in February.

Twenty-eight-year-old Khalid Hassan Mohamud pleaded guilty to the February 22nd robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank at 200 33rd Avenue South. His case was moved up to federal court where he pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery on May 30th.

Mohamud was in Minnesota because he has family connections to the St. Cloud area. He was arrested at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport on March 6th, based on a Utah Department of Corrections warrant for unrelated charges and then tied to the St. Cloud robbery.

Court records show Mohamud took a Lyft to the Burlington Coat Factory, walked over to the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money. Mohamud is then seen on surveillance leaving the bank and getting into the Lyft vehicle before driving away.

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