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A Kansas City, Mo., man who pointed a gun in the face of a bank employee during a robbery in Overland Park pleaded guilty in federal court in Kansas City, Kan., on Monday, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Landein Craddock, 33, Kansas City, Mo., pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on Jan. 20, 2015, he displayed a revolver when he and another man robbed the Bank of the West at 9400 Antioch in Overland Park, Kan.

Both robbers wore masks and gloves. Craddock shouted at employees and customers to get on the ground and he pointed a gun in the face of one of the bank employees, while the other man jumped the counter and collected money from tellers.

Shortly after the robbery, police spotted Craddock and the other man in a black Honda and pursued them until the driver crashed his car in Kansas City, Mo. Craddock fled on foot and was arrested about a block from the scene of the accident.

Sentencing will be set for a later time. Both parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of 20 years or less. Co-defendant Jerome Davis, 32, Kansas City, Mo., is scheduled for jury trial Dec. 7.

Grissom commended the Overland Park Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Scott Rask.

A suspicious package near the Wyandotte County Courthouse this morning turned out to be a suitcase that was filled with scrap metal and wires, according to a spokesman for the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Department.

The courthouse was evacuated this morning after the suitcase was found lodged between a tree and the courthouse building, the spokesman said.

About 120 people were evacuated from the courthouse around 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to the spokesman. It was cleared around 2:15 p.m. by the Kansas City, Kan., Police bomb squad, and everyone was allowed to return to the courthouse.

The spokesman said the suitcase contained several crushed aluminum cans, chicken wire, scrap metal and wires.

It appeared the suitcase was left by someone who was collecting scrap metal and tried to stash it for safekeeping, the spokesman said.

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