Sunday, October 9, 2011

Dumb Crook No. x85&#%$@ Robs Bank With Knife, Goes To Nearby Pizza Shop For Pizza And Gets Busted Before Pie Is Served

Police say man robbed bank, then went for pizza

Police artist's sketch of the robber>>

Oct 08 2011

YUMA, Ariz. — Arizona authorities say they arrested a man who robbed a Yuma bank then went and spent some of the stolen money on beer and pizza at a close-by pizza parlor.

Yuma police say 56-year-old Henry Elmer has been booked into county jail on a variety of robbery and theft-related charges.

Officers responded to a robbery call at the main branch of the Wells Fargo Bank across from the Yuma Police Station around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

A man reportedly entered the bank, produced a box-cutter knife and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police say Elmer then went to a nearby restaurant, ordered beer and a couple of slices of pizza and paid with some of the bank's money.

Police say they located Elmer before the meal was served. It's unclear whether he has a lawyer, yet, but the odds are not good.

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