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Bank robbery suspect, hostage dead after high speed police chase

Stockton - Two people are confirmed dead following a Stockton, CA bank robbery that lead to a high speed pursuit and gun battle between police and the suspects.
In the Media by Greta McClain

Review: The gang is back in 'Payday 2' Special

Gamers who are seeking a crime-thrilled adventure but can't wait for 'Grand Theft Auto V' will take joy in organizing a major heist in 'Payday 2'.
Digital Journal Report by Stan Rezaee

Greece: Prison escapees commit €1 million bank robbery

Two armed robbers who held up the National Bank of Greece in Larissa on Thursday and made off with €1 million euros, have been identified as two of the Albanian prisoners who escaped from Trikala prison in March.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 1 comment

Police in Canada use social media in search for bank robber

Police forces across the country have gotten together and are using social media in an attempt to capture a man who has been robbing banks throughout Canada since 2010.
In the Media by Arthur Weinreb - 3 comments

Video: Ronald Scott Catt, son, daughter arrested for bank robbery

Katy - Police in Texas say they have arrested Ronald Scott Catt, 50, his 20-year-old son Hayden and his 18-year-old daughter Abigail on charges of bank robbery in two states. Police say the three may be responsible for seven bank robberies in two states.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus

Grandfather in Germany given light sentence for bank robbery

Hiddenhausen - A grandfather in Germany was given a light sentence after he attempted to rob a bank in order to get money to help pay for the costs of medical treatment for his sick granddaughter.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 5 comments

Video: Bank robbers throw wads of stolen money out car window

Los Angeles - Bank robbery suspects in Los Angeles began throwing wads of money out of their vehicle as Los Angeles police were pursuing them Wednesday.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 9 comments

Gunman wearing Darth Vader mask robs bank

Toledo - The Sith have returned. A man, dressed up as Darth Vader, entered an Ohio bank on May 23 and robbed the Huntington Bank branch, escaping with an undisclosed amount of cash.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 6 comments

N.Y. man attempts to rob three banks with an unusual weapon

Forty-nine-year-old Lawrence Deptola had an unusual choice of a weapon to use during his alleged crime. He attempted to rob three separate banks, but was highly unsuccessful.
In the Media by Nicole Byerly - 4 comments

Firefighter allegedly robs bank, leaves teller $20 tip

Dallas - In an unusual turn of events, a man allegedly robbed a Texas bank, then turned around and tipped the bank teller he'd just stolen from, according to media reports.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 6 comments

Video of bank robber shooting himself in the foot goes viral

Parana - A video showing a bumbling bank robber caught by a closed-circuit tv camera shooting himself in the foot while guarding the door in a bank heist has went viral after being featured on the Internet.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 2 comments

Bank robber returns to bar to finish beer

Tampa - Authorities say that an alleged Florida bank robber ordered a beer at a tavern, left to go and rob a nearby bank, then returned a half an hour later to finish his beer. Authorities apprehended the suspect while he was inside the bar.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald - 1 comment

'Polite' bank thief gets reduced charge for good manners

Hagerstown - A man in Maryland who stole $3,500 from a bank has been allowed to enter a plea bargain for a reduced charge due to his politeness and non-violence during the holdup.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald

Man robs bank for $1 to get free health care

Charlotte - While some people rob banks to get money, one North Carolina man robbed a bank for a different reason: he can't afford health care. But in prison, health care is free.
In the Media by Graeme McNaughton - 3 comments

Toronto bank complies with robber request

Markham - Crime is sadly a fact of life for many people in Canada. Knowing the best way to respond in certain situations can be a matter of life and death when you are a victim of crime.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Alleged bank robber wrecks car, gets busted in Toronto area

Toronto - On Thursday afternoon York Regional Police were called to the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce at 12943 Highway 27 in the Township of King after a man had reportedly robbed the establishment.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Armed robber shot dead by police after slipping on ice

Washington - A would-be armed robber, holding a gun to the head of his hostage, slipped on ice and was shot dead in a hail of bullets from as many as six police officers outside a bank in Washington DC on Friday.
In the Media by Kev Hedges

Wife turns in husband for bank robbery after news airs picture

Bradenton - A Florida man was arrested on robbery charges in West Bradenton after his wife saw a photo of him, captured on a bank surveillance video, on the evening news. After seeing the news segment the woman called local police.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 1 comment

Ontario police nab two bank robbers Saturday Special

Brampton - Peel Police have arrested a pair of Toronto teenagers alleged to have robbed three banks this summer. The arrests occurred a brazen robbery of not just a bank but a young boy selling candy bars for charity.
Digital Journal Report by KJ Mullins

Bank robber sought by Ontario police

Mississauga - The Bank of Nova Scotia has been hit twice this week in two Mississauga locations by a bank robber. Peel Regional Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect caught on video camera.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Greek bank robbers detained after botched robbery attempt

Athens - During one of the busiest periods in a town near Athens, three men stormed into a local bank and attempted to rob it. However, after they failed, authorities arrested the three men and no one was hurt.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 1 comment

Alleged bank robbed arrested in Toronto

Toronto - A man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a bank on Kingston Avenue last month. The suspect is alleged to have committed a number of other robberies in the Toronto area.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

FBI desperate for information on the Geezer Bandit after robbery

Vista - They call him the Geezer Bandit, because this senior looks like a grandfather. Like most successful armed robbers, he has a 'price on his head.' There is a total of $16,000 in rewards offered for information on the brazen bank robber.
In the Media by Stephanie Dearing - 3 comments

French robbers spend weekend digging for pay dirt

Paris - A group of robbers spent nine hours in a Paris bank vault over the weekend after digging through a series of tunnels and cellars to access it.
In the Media by Lynn Herrmann

Two bank robbers die in Tennessee gunfight

Two bank robbers have been shot dead in the state of Tennessee after a shoot-out with police. One of the robbers was reportedly dressed as a leprechaun on St Patrick's day.
In the Media by Alex Harrison

Toronto Police seek public's help in bank robbery investigation

During the month of January, three violent armed bank robberies took place in Toronto. Police believe that the robberies are all connected and are looking for three or more suspects.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Heroes of Hamilton: Former soldier and fiancee foil robbery Special

It was a Hamilton bank robber's misfortune that he ran into former Canadian soldier Jason Bennett. The 13-year veteran of Canadian forces tackled a robber as he left a TD Canada Trust branch in Hamilton. Cops arrived to find the robber in an arm lock.
Digital Journal Report by Salim Jiwa - 3 comments

Alaska Man Robs Bank After Showing Identification

After showing a photo identification with his truthful name, an Anchorage man proceeded to rob a Federal Credit Union of $600 last week.
In the Media by Thom W. Conroy - 1 comment

Homeless man gets 15 years for stealing $100

A homeless man robbed a Louisiana bank and took a $100 bill. After feeling remorseful, he surrendered to police the next day. The judge sentenced him to 15 years in prison.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 56 comments

Bank Robbers Dressed In Female Muslim Garb Kill Police Officer

Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski was shot and killed while responding to a bank robbery call at approximately 11:30 a.m. on May 3. One suspect was killed, another was arrested the following day and a third is being hunted by police.
In the Media by Susan Duclos - 5 comments
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Members of Spain's National Police arrest members of "The Sewer Gang" who have been robbing banks in Madrid using the drainage system.
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Residents begin running up to bank robber's car hoping to have money thrown at them.
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Man robs Virginia bank in Mitt Romney mask
Bank robbers begin throwing money out the their vehicle as they are pursued by police.
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Bank robbers begin throwing money out the their vehicle as they are pursued by police.
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CCTV footage shows a suspect in a bank robbery moments before he shoots himself in the foot.

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