Heartland Bank – 6/07/18 – Columbus

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Robbery Date/Time: 6/07/18 3:05 pm
Location: Heartland Bank
Address: 130 N. Wilson Road
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip: 43204
Lead Investigator/Agency: Det. Brett Laird / Columbus PD
Phone Number: 614-645-4665
Email: blaird@columbuspolice.org; trombitas.1@osu.edu
Description:

On June 7, 2018, at 3:05 pm, a man entered the Heartland Bank located at 130 N. Wilson Road. He approached the counter and briefly waited for a teller. The man was holding a note in his left hand, and then leaned onto the counter and gave the teller a note demanding cash. The robber tapped the counter with his fingers and told the teller, “It will be over fast. Don’t touch that button.” The teller gave the robber an unknown amount of money. The robber exited the bank and walked eastbound across the parking lot and got into a white sedan. The robber is described as male, white, balding, slight beard, 40-50 years old, 5”10” to 6’0”, skinny, approximately 150-160 lbs., wearing a red Ohio State Fiesta Bowl t-shirt, and blue jeans. The robber left in a white vehicle, possibly a Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix. The robber has been positively identified as the suspect from two other bank robberies, the PNC Bank at 3500 W. Broad Street and the Huntington Bank at 1880 Hilliard Rome Rd. Update – the robber has been identified as David Messner.

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