Man arrested for attempted bank robbery in Laramie

May 22, 2012

The Laramie Police Department says it arrested a Fort Collins, Colorado, man for attempted bank robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank in Laramie early Tuesday morning.  Police says the suspect is 23 year old Jacob Scott Anderson.  Anderson  was arrested after confronting a Wells Fargo Bank Employee with a handgun in the parking lot as the employee was opening the bank. But police say the bank employee was able to lock the bank door and immediately call police.  Witnesses told police they saw Anderson changing clothing and getting rid of some items.  Police say he faces charges that could include aggravated robbery and kidnapping.  The F-B-I has joined the investigation.

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