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WaMu Bank robbed on Main Street

Original post made on Oct 31, 2008

Washington Mutual's branch bank at 561 Main St. was robbed on Thursday afternoon by a man using a note who then fled on foot, police said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 31, 2008, 4:50 AM

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Posted by unclehomerr..
a resident of Downtown
on Oct 31, 2008 at 11:11 am

If they can put a pumpkin on the counter, why in the name of stopping bank robberies, isn't there a head level camera on a mini-tripod at the teller's window which shows a 'face'! I can't imagine why they use a long distance overhead camera??

If a 7-11 or a gas station mini-mart can run a video loop... why can't a bank? It's recorded over if there are no incidents, but available if there are?? If they come up with a recognizable photo, these things will stop.

To go a step further, anyone entering a bank with a hat or scarf which masks their face should be suspect.. maybe that's the time to step on the button!



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Posted by mac
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:33 am

THANKS! I just posted on the other thread - the same concern. Yes, how easy to equate it to a darn decorative seasonal item. Room for fun but not for serious business! ;)

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