WA police use stun gun in bank robbery

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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.

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Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com