Thursday, January 3, 2013

Alleged Bank Robber Uses Taxi For Get Away Car



MELBOURNE, Florida -- At approximately 5:31 p.m. on January 3, 2013, Melbourne police responded to a TD Bank located at 1025 South Babcock Street in Melbourne, Florida for a reported bank robbery.  


Police say that the investigation revealed that a white male entered into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money while implying that he had a gun.  After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the bank and was allegedly observed by witnesses getting into a taxicab. 


Police say that the taxicab was later located at 1709 North Harbor City Boulevard in Melbourne where the suspect, 39-year-old Scott Robert Wicks, was taken into custody.



If you have any information regarding this crime, police ask that you please call:

Crimeline: 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) or  

The Melbourne Police Department’s Crime Tip Line: 321-409-2259



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