Investigation Continues Into Robbery Prank At FirstBank
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 7:52 am
Yesterday (Dec. 1) at approximately 1:15 p.m. the Woodbury Police Dept. responded to a possible attempt to rob FirstBank on Main St. Three suspects were identified and swiftly apprehended by Asst. Chief Darrell Young and Officer Brandon Gullett.
It was discovered that the suspects approached the bank each with a mask over their face. The bank employees observed the suspects and acted quickly by locking the door.
Once the suspects got to the front door they pulled off their mask and held out change asking that it be exchanged for cash. The employees refused to let them in and they swiftly left.
The suspects did not offer to put up any resistance when they were apprehend for questioning by Police. The suspects were unarmed and cooperative. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
The Town of Woodbury has on ordinance that prohibits wearing a mask unless you are under the age of 10 years old. Charges are pending.
(Information provided by Woodbury Police Chief Tony Burnett)