One Bancroft man pleaded guilty Monday to the April robbery of a Bancroft bank.

Jeffrey Bonneau, 38, entered his plea in U.S. District Court in Omaha. He was charged with bank robbery and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. He will be sentenced Feb. 12.

Bonneau walked into First Bank of Bancroft on April 20 and demanded money from the tellers, who later told authorities that they recognized his voice.

He fled the scene on an ATV but was soon apprehended by officers after he rolled the ATV and was hospitalized for several days.

Court documents showed he took $6,745 from the bank.

Authorities recovered approximately $5,225 in cash after Bonneau led them to the money.

Another suspect in the robbery, Lenn Zuhlke, 55, also of Bancroft, has pleaded not guilty to aiding and abetting in the robbery.

He is scheduled to change his plea on Nov. 27.

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