WA police use stun gun in bank robbery
Monday, April 2, 2012
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Police in Richland, Wash., say they used a stun gun on a man who was trying to rob a bank while armed with a wrench.
Capt. Mike Cobb says officers responded Monday to a report of a man waving a large wrench above his head and demanding money from tellers at a Chase Bank branch.
They found the man still inside the bank, zapped him and arrested him.
Cobb tells The Tri-City Herald that 30-year-old Eric Forsyth was taken first to a hospital, then booked into the Benton County Jail for investigation of first-degree robbery.
No one in the bank was injured.
Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com