Gettysburg Bank Robbery: Recently, there was a piece of news coming out on the internet that Gettysburg Police Chief Robert Glenny says a guy was apprehended at gunpoint nine minutes after an attempted bank robbery attempt on Wednesday. According to a police announcement, authorities planned to arrest Michael Melnyk, 18, of Virginia and Gettysburg, with felony robbery. According to the announcement, authorities were directed to M&T Bank, 202 W. High St., where a person allegedly approached a teller and demanded money, indicating it was a robbery. According to Glenny, the suspect did not display a firearm. Follow More Update On Phoosi.com
Gettysburg Bank Robbery
Before anybody would think, he was gone at a lightning speed. The suspect ran out from the front doors of the bank and absconded in any direction. The bank employees didn’t get enough time or chance to catch him. Only they know some facial. Nearly 10 officers from the police department would go and started searching him in the nearby area according to Glenny.
Meanwhile, according to the release, a citizen who happened to hear the original dispatch of the call observed someone matching the suspect’s description near the railroad track behind the Gettysburg Post Office, 115 Buford Ave. US Route 30. The bank is about a quarter-mile northwest of the post office. As Glenny predicted, when he said to the police, he ran.
The suspect didn’t listen to us and we have to shoot him as a precaution. There were no immediate indications as there were no people involved according to Glenny. The police ask anyone who witnessed the robbery to attempt to contact them. The arrest occurred on the tracks near Gettysburg College’s Ice House residential complex, according to a campus-wide email sent by college Executive Director of Public Safety Alex Wiltz. The complex is between North Franklin and North Washington Streets, many hundred feet east of the post office.
In the email, there is no continuing danger or threat warning to the campus community. The community didn’t have to worry about him. There is no warning that has come from the suspect which the community has to be concerned about him. They all are free now. Talking about the suspect so police still investigating it. Once the cops have caught him then they know the reason what the reason behind it to do this. In the release, Gettysburg police thanked Cumberland Township Police Department and Pennsylvania State Police, and National Park Service Law enforcement rangers for their assistance. Follow this site to get the latest news.