Waynesboro Bank Robbery

By: Mike Mueller, Amy Kehm
By: Mike Mueller, Amy Kehm

A Planters Bank is robbed. Police make an arrest.

Police report that it happened at about 10:45 Thursday morning at the Planters Bank at N. Popular Ave. and Ohio Street in Waynesboro. Bank staff says a black man with an orange T-shirt and tan cap entered the bank and demanded money. The teller says he did not show a weapon. Police report the man fled.

A short time later, police approached a suspicious man nearby. They later arrested that man, 41-year-old John Marvin Richardson. He is now in the hands of the FBI. No charges will be filed by Waynesboro Police.

Police are not commenting on how much money was stolen.

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