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COLUMBUS, Ohio (KDKA/AP) – Police say a quick-thinking bank teller convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license.
Authorities say 51-year-old David Menser walked into a Huntington Bank in Columbus on June 4 and gave the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money.
The teller gave Menser a stack of cash, but then he demanded more money from the electronic cash recycle machine in the bank’s lobby.
Police say the teller told Menser the machine needed a driver’s license to dispense cash, so he handed over his own license.
The license led police Menser who was arrested June 15 and charged with aggravated robbery and threatening with a deadly weapon.
Menser was also wanted in connection with three other bank robberies in the past few weeks.
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