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Bank robber caught after handing teller note with his name and address

Posted at 3:31 PM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 15:55:31-04

CLEVELAND — A man accused of robbing a Cleveland bank on Monday was identified and caught by police, probably because the note he handed the teller demanding money also included his name and address.

Police said Michael Harrell, 54, presented a demand note to a teller at the U.S. Bank at 7993 Euclid Avenue around 11:15 a.m.

The teller complied with his demand and handed him an undisclosed amount of cash.

An FBI official confirmed that the note Harrell handed the teller had his name and address on the back.

Harrell was caught by Cleveland police, the FBI confirmed.