'Jumping bandits' rob woman at bank

August 6, 2009 10:05:59 AM PDT
A woman was robbed by two men who, police say, jumped down from the top of a bank. It happened around 9:55 p.m. Wednesday at the Wachovia Bank on Old Capitol Trail.

Police say an employee of a local business was approaching a device there to make a night deposit.

That's when, investigators say, two men jumped from the roof, landed near the 51-year-old woman, and robbed her. Police say one man assaulted the victim while the other took the deposit bag.

Both fled the scene on foot toward the Driftwood Club Apartments.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 302-834-2630 ext. 6 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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