Police: Man Tries to Rob Bank, Flees with Nothing

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities say they're trying to find a man who apparently changed his mind in the middle of a bank robbery attempt in the Detroit suburb of Eastpointe.
Police tell The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens and The Detroit News that the man went into a TCF Bank shortly before midday Thursday, approached a teller and passed a note demanding money and claiming he had a gun.
When the teller didn't respond, police say the man grabbed the note and fled on foot. No weapon was seen and nothing was taken.
Police have released a photo of the man taken from a bank surveillance system. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Eastpointe police.


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  • by Anonymous on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:39 AM
    This shows you how bad the detroit schools are. They could not teach the guy on how to follow through on a plan.
  • by do your jobs on Apr 8, 2011 at 05:19 AM
    where is the picture? Its like a straight up cut and paste from the AP, atleast you could include their picture.
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