Marion Edwards Sentenced After Using Bomb Threat to Rob Bank

Marion Edwards Sentenced After Using Bomb Threat to Rob Bank

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Judge Scott Krichbaum sentenced 29-year-old Marion Edwards to four years in prison,Edwards is a homeless woman who robbed a Home Savings and Loans Bank, located at 275 W. Federal Street, Youngstown, Ohio.

On March 4, 2017, around 12:40 p.m. ET, Edwards walked inside Home Savings and Loans of Youngstown, Ohio and handed the teller a note demanding cash.

Edwards also told the clerk she had a bomb strapped to her chest and if she was not given the money, someone would detonate the bomb. She asked for the note back and walked out of the bank with an undetermined amount of money. She was dressed in a black hoodie with a white stripe and a camouflage backpack.

Edwards was later arrested on a bus going northbound. She boarded the bus at the WRTA Station. Her bond was set at $75,000.

A bomb was not visable during the robbery, noted Youngstown Police LT. Doug Bobovnyik, he also said it was unusual for someone to rob a bank in the downtown area.

She plead guilty to aggravated robbery and tampering with evidence.

Written by: Nicole Thompson
Edited by Jeanette Smith

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WFMJNews: Woman Sentenced for using Bomb Threat to Rob Youngstown Bank
WKBNFirstNews: Woman Arrested in Bomb Threat Robbery of Youngstown Bank

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