Cops: Bank Robber Made Deposit in ATM Outside

He was a Wells Fargo robber, and also a customer
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 16, 2021 3:45 PM CST
Cops: Guy Robbed Bank, Stopped to Make Deposit
McRoberts Williams.   (Delaware State Police)

(Newser) – Police in Delaware say a man who robbed a Wilmington bank on Saturday didn't keep the cash for long—after fleeing the Wells Fargo branch, he paused to make a deposit in the ATM outside. Police say McRoberts Williams, a 44-year-old California resident, handed a note to a teller Saturday morning saying a robbery was taking place, WBZ reports. The 25-year-old woman gave him an undisclosed amount of cash.

Williams fled on foot and made the deposit in a machine on the exterior of the building, Delaware State Police said. Officers responding to the scene found him behind a nearby shopping center and took him into custody without incident. He was charged with second-degree robbery, a felony, with bond set at $6,000. (Last year, a Florida man tried to cash in a winning lottery ticket at the store he stole it from.)

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