From yesterday’s New Britain Herald:
Â A brazen bank robber pulled off a drive-through heist at the Bank of America on West Main Street Monday afternoon by making a â€œsignificant threat of violence,â€ police said.
Police declined to comment on the threat the man in a small blue car made, but he implied he had a weapon and said he would harm employees if his demands werenâ€™t met.
â€œIt was a significant threat of violence to the employees,â€ Lt. James Wardwell said. â€œNo weapon was displayed, but the teller took the threat seriously.â€
The robber pulled up to the drive-through on the side of the building around 1:44 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money, Wardwell said. He drove off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
No one was harmed during the incident. Wardwell said drive-through bank robberies are very rare. Police have the note that was given to the teller, he said.
I bet drive-through robberies become a lot more common once word gets out that you don’t even have to flash your weapon!
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