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Woman escapes night robbery attempts at ATM

Woman escapes night robbery attempts at ATM

May 24th, 2011 in News

Jefferson City police continue to investigate an attempted robbery that occurred early Monday morning.

According to police reports, at about 1:30 a.m., a male suspect approached a woman at the Central Bank ATM, located at Walmart on Supercenter Drive in the east end of Jefferson City.

The woman had just made a deposit via an ATM transaction and the male suspect attempted to rob her. She was able to drive away safely and she immediately called 9-1-1.

The only suspect description at this time is a white male.

The female victim was not harmed, nor did the male display any kind of weapon during the attempt.

As a reminder, authorities urge citizens to always stay vigilant and watch their surroundings, particularly when conducting business transactions of this nature and during evening or night hours.

Any suspicious activity should be immediately reported to police, and anyone with any information on this particular incident is encouraged to contact Jefferson City police detectives at 634-6400 or to call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 659-TIPS(8477).