|Sergeant Paul Shavack
NEW CASTLE MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBERY
DSP News Release: New Castle Man Arrested for Attempted Bank Robbery
· WSFS Bank, 2080 New Castle Avenue (Crossroads Shopping Center), New Castle, DE
Date of Occurrence:
· Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 2:50 p.m.
· 46 year old bank employee
· Thomas J. Love-40 of New Castle, DE
· Attempted Robbery Second Degree
· Committed HRYCI $2000.00 Secured Bond
· Photograph attached
New Castle-Delaware State Troopers have arrested Thomas J. Love-40 of New Castle, DE in connection with the attempted robbery of a WSFS Bank that occurred over the weekend.
The incident occurred on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at approximately 2:50 p.m. as Defendant Thomas J. Love entered the WSFS Bank in the Crossroads Shopping Center. Love approached the 46 year old bank teller and presented a demand note written on a deposit slip. After receiving the note, the teller could not decipher what Love had written, and handed it back to him, and asked that he rewrite it so that it could be reread. Love then fled the bank on foot empty handed. A description of the robbery suspect was given to Troopers and New Castle County Police that were responding to the bank for the robbery. A New Castle County Police Officer was able to locate Love in the area of New Castle Avenue and Rodney Drive, and took him into custody. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.
Thomas J. Love was charged with the above crime and committed to HRYCI on $2000.00 Cash Bond.
Released: 101011 1200