71-year-old arrested for bank robbery


MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Mobile Police have arrested Vernon Riley Jr., 71, for a bank robbery on Airport blvd Monday, March 10.

Police said the elderly man entered BankCorp South on Airport Boulevard around 2:15 p.m. and claimed he had a weapon, which he never revealed.

After taking the money, police said he left the location in a vehicle, which was stopped just a few blocks away.

Riley also has a warrant with the FBI for bank robbery.



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