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Man Robs Pa. Bank for $1

October 11, 2012  | 

A Northern Cambria, Pa., man attempted to rob a Pennsylvania bank for $1 in hopes that he would be sent to a federal prison near his home.

Jeffrey McMullen, a 50-year-old regular customer of an AmeriServ bank, allegedly handed notes to two tellers demanding a dollar, reports the Tribune-Democrat.

In one note, McMullen politely wrote, "Federal bank robbery. Please hand over $1.00."

The first teller recognized McMullen and reportedly thought it was a joke, telling him to go to a second teller. The second teller also thought it was a joke and began walking away, when McMullen got angry and told her to "to give him the money so no one got hurt."


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HT @ 10/11/2012 8:21 PM

You see, evidence that our prisons and justice system is too soft and comfy for thugs these days!

JJ @ 10/14/2012 8:19 AM

I'm a deputy sheriff that worked many years in a county jail. Inmates have told me more than once that they got arrested to get a medical procedure completed at no cost or to get away from the old lady and get free cable TV. With carpeted floors Federal prisons are even more plush. Rediculous!

Nichole @ 10/15/2012 4:25 AM

I just have to ask why?

Ima Leprechaun @ 10/16/2012 8:42 AM

We had a former officer do something just as stupid. He tried to rob a bank inside a grocery store but it was only a loan office so they had no money. He took the pocket change of a teller that had just returned from lunch. And yeah he was caught.

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