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71-year-old man tries to rob Millington bank, gets busted

Police get to the bank within two minutes of getting a 911 call.
Credit: Millington Police Department

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — An elderly man is in jail after trying to rob a Millington bank Friday.

According to the Millington Police Department, Samuel Scott, 71, went into the Navy Federal Credit Union at 5600 Navy Road just before 3 p.m. and handed the teller a note which demanded money. Police arrived at the bank within two minutes of receiving a 911 call. Scott was still inside the bank when officers arrived. Scott was arrested and taken to the Millington City jail. He was charged with one count of robbery and is being held on a $250,000 bond.

If anyone has any additional information about this attempted bank robbery, please call the Millington Police Department’s detective division at 901-873-5600.

Credit: Millington Police Department


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