Thursday, October 25, 2012

OMG: Disgruntled bank robber gets arrested

This story is courtesy of The Legal Blog Watch and stretches the bounds of believeablity. But here it is--according to the Post-Standard, a disgruntled bank robber was quickly captured in Syracuse, New York when he returned to Alliance Bank after discovering the teller had not given him the full $20,000 he had demanded.

Arthur Bundrage, 28, of 306 Kinne St, East Syracuse, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. He is being held in the Onondaga County Justice Center pending arraignment in Syracuse City Court.

According to the Post-Standard, here’s what police say happened:

About 9 a.m., Bundrage entered the Alliance Bank at 1001 James St., walked up to a teller and demanded $20,000 in cash.

The teller told him no. When Bundrage demanded again, the teller gave him an undisclosed amount of cash.

Bundrage then left. The bank immediately called 911.

As officers were responding, Bundrage discovered the teller had not given him the full $20,000.

Officers found him standing at the front door attempting to get back in.

He was taken into custody without incident, police said.

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