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Three Bank Robberies in One Day

Three Bank Robberies in One Day

Posted - Mar. 29, 2004 at 5:38 p.m.



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Samantha Hayes ReportingA man was caught in the act robbing a bank this afternoon on State Street. It was one of three bank robberies keeping police busy this afternoon.

Three Bank Robberies in One Day

Police say one robber had success before a couple weeks ago so he tried robbing the same bank, a Bank of Utah at 700 S. State. A teller recognized the man when he walked in and was able to press the alarm.

It’s a busy street so an officer was in the area and the man was arrested without a confrontation. Police say he was unarmed; now he’s in custody.

The first robbery of the day was at 9:30 this morning at South Salt Lake US Bank. The second at about 1:00 p.m. at a Bank One in West Valley. In that one, the robber was caught as well.

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