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Mike Akeen Obed might have gotten away with robbing Siouxland Federal Credit Union in the middle of one night last June had it not been for a security guard who heard a noise coming from the ceiling.

U.S. District Court Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced the 22-year-old Sioux City, Neb., man last week to 18 months in federal prison for robbing a satellite branch of the $253 million SFCU. After serving his prison sentence, Obed will be on three years of supervised release, court documents showed. He pleaded guilty to federal credit union robbery in December.

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