Bank in downtown Dayton robbed


UPDATE @ 3:29 p.m.

A 911 call to Montgomery County regional police dispatch included an account from the female bank teller that was robbed. 

"We just got robbed. He said he had a weapon. He kept yelling at me that he was going to pull it out. ... I gave him a dye pack. I just immediately locked the door,” said the female bank employee.

The robber passed a note to the bank teller, but took it back after he got a $100 bill, an “old, mutilated $10 bill” and 49 $1 bills, the teller said.

“He wanted all hundreds and fifties,” she said.

FIRST REPORT

Dayton police are investigating a bank robbery in downtown Dayton. 

At 12:48 p.m. police were dispatched to Fifth Third Bank, 1 S. Main St. for a reported robbery. 

We have a photographer on the way and will update this report.

DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE APPS FOR LATEST BREAKING NEWS


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Gunshot victim, suspect argue before shooting in Xenia, police say
Gunshot victim, suspect argue before shooting in Xenia, police say

A male was shot tonight at the intersection of Pocahontas and South Detroit streets after a report of an altercation between the suspect and victim, police said. A Xenia detective at the crime scene did not say whether the victim was an adult or juvenile, and said his condition was not available. Police also did not release information about the suspect...
Hostage report leads to Fairfield Twp. SWAT call
Hostage report leads to Fairfield Twp. SWAT call

SWAT officers busted into a house Sunday night amid concerns a hostage could be inside. The breach around 7:15 p.m., which involved a type of concussion grenade, ended the hourslong law enforcement activity in the 1800 block of Pater Avenue with no one found inside the home. Fairfield Twp. police were called around 2 p.m. to a report of a “domestic...
How some local students are spreading kindness through their school
How some local students are spreading kindness through their school

Mason Intermediate students recently found a unique way to spread kindness through their school The “Snowball Challenge” consisted of students sharing thoughtful words throughout the school - specifically on crafted snowballs taped to lockers, and teacher and staff doors. The students were handed a very simple template, and were then instructed...
Trotwood police investigate assault that shuts down road
Trotwood police investigate assault that shuts down road

Trotwood police are investigating an assault Sunday near Meadowdale Elementary School. Crews were dispatched at 2:40 p.m. to Goldenrod Court in Trotwood on a report of a suspicious circumstance involving a vehicle.  The investigation shut down Goldenrod Court at Thompson Drive. Police on scene said it was an assault, but did not discuss the nature...
Boy with 10-pound tumor on face dies after surgery in Florida
Boy with 10-pound tumor on face dies after surgery in Florida

A 14-year-old boy who recently underwent surgery to remove a 10-pound tumor from his face has died, according to news reports. Emanuel Zayas developed the benign tumor while suffering from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, a genetic disorder in which fibrous tissue begins to replace bone in the body. “Our condolences and prayers for Emanuel's family...
More Stories