GOTHENBURG, Neb. -- Bond has been set for a man accused in the armed robbery of a central Nebraska bank.

26-year-old Wesley Cassidy, of Wallace, is facing robbery and weapons charges in connection with the robbery of the Flatwater Bank in Gothenburg Thursday afternoon.

Gothenburg Police say they were called to the bank after an employee said they had a man held in the conference room. The employee said they ran the man down after he reportedly robbed the bank with the knife.

Officers arrived and arrested Cassidy. His bond was set at $500,000.