27 Jun '14, 6pm

Surprisingly, bank robbers use mass transit for their 'getaway'

Surprisingly, bank robbers use mass transit for their 'getaway'

The use of public transportation as a getaway mode for criminals is pretty baffling, says writer Eric Jaffe in his article for CityLab . RELATED: Chicago Transit using cameras to arrest vandals Just yesterday a man (allegedly) robbed $500 from a bank in metro Philadelphia only to get apprehended on a SEPTA bus, he writes. The same thing happened to a bank thief (alleged) in British Columbia in late April; and late last year, a man was arrested on the Long Island Railroad carrying a cash register from a robbery (alleged-ish) the night before, according to the story. To read the full story, click here .

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/news/story/2014/06/a-surpri...

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