Video: Bank Robber Tackled By Customer


bank-robbery[Video below.] An alert bank customer in Wisconsin trying to protect his wife leaped over rope lines and wrestled a would-be robber to the ground. Surveillance video inside the Guardian Credit Union building in suburban Milwaukee caught the whole incident on camera last Tuesday from multiple angles. West Allis police said a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and mask handed notes to three tellers demanding money.The suspect, 23-year-old Senister Smith, shoved the money in a bag and was about to leave when he was tackled from behind by a man wearing a yellow shirt.

The customer wrestled Smith to the floor and held him until police arrived because he said he feared for the safety of his wife who was standing near the suspect.

Another teller helped subdue the robber, and a woman in the bank kicked him.

Smith was charge with armed robbery.

Click below to watch a video of the incident:

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