EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSSCIOTO BANK ROBBERY
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Two Suspects Arrested In Connection With Scioto County Bank Robbery
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Mar. 15, 2013 12:55 PM EDT
Updated: Mar. 18, 2013 1:25 PM EDT
Wheelersburg , Scioto County , Ohio
Two men have been arrested in connection with a bank robbery in Scioto County, Ohio, on Thursday.
Todd M. Williams, 33, and Paul Charles, 40, both of Portsmouth, were arrested. Williams was charged with robbery, and Charles was charged with complicity to robbery.
On Thursday, the Scioto County Sheriff's Department received a call about a robbery of the U.S. Bank in Wheelersburg, according to a news release from the department.
Scioto County detectives were able to trace information about the suspected vehicle in the robbery to a location on Washington Boulevard in West Portsmouth, the news release said. Detectives arrested Williams on Sunday. While investigating an alleged probation violation involving Charles on Friday, detectives determined that he was the getaway driver during the robbery, the sheriff's department said.
Williams was being held at the Scioto County Jail with bond set at $75,000. Charles was being held in the jail without bond.
Scioto County deputies are still searching for a man they say robbed the U.S. Bank in Wheelersburg on Thursday afternoon.
Deputies said it didn't look like the suspect had a weapon, but he did get away with some cash.
Witnesses described the robber as a white man wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, and a white mask over his face.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911.
The Scioto County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect involved in bank robbery.
The sheriff's department received the call about a robbery at the U.S. Bank in Wheelersburg at 3:44 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the department.
Witnesses describe the suspect as a white man wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans with a white ski mask over his face. The sheriff's department said he did not show a weapon or indicate he had one. The suspect was carrying a black bag and fled with cash toward Ohio River Road and the Lowes in Wheelersburg, the release said.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the sheriff's department at 740-351-1091.
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