Customers tackle would-be bank robber

Michael Pryor (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Michael Pryor (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

A would-be bank robber is behind bars after police say he was tackled by bank's customers and employees.

It all happened at around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Greater Cincinnati Credit Union on Hamilton Avenue in North College Hill.

Police say Michael Pryor, 28, entered the bank, paced around, and asked the teller for $100 bills. When the teller denied the request, Pryor proceeded jump over the counter and went to another teller. He grabbed cash from that teller's hand that a customer was depositing.

After Pryor jumped back over the counter, he attempted to flee and was tackled by two customers and bank employees and held until police arrived.

He is charged with two counts of robbery and is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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