Monday, March 9, 2009
Behold the Mystical 78-Year-Old Drive-Thru Bank Robber from Kentucky
BARDSTOWN, KY (WAVE) - The man wanted for an unusual bank robbery in Bardstown is now under arrest. According to Bardstown Police, 78-year-old William Rucker is the senior citizen who held up the Town and Country Bank Friday morning.
Police say Rucker went through the drive-thru, sent a teller a package with a note saying it had a bomb inside. The package was safe, but investigators say Rucker still got away with some cash.
Rucker is now charged with first degree robbery and theft by unlawful taking. He is being held in the Nelson County Jail while awaiting arraignment.