Alleged Bank Robber Uses Taxi For Get Away Car
MELBOURNE, Florida — At approximately 5:31 p.m. on January 3, 2013, Melbourne police responded to a TD Bank located at 1025 South Babcock Street in Melbourne, Florida for a reported bank robbery.
Police say that the investigation revealed that a white male entered into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money while implying that he had a gun. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the bank and was allegedly observed by witnesses getting into a taxicab.
Police say that the taxicab was later located at 1709 North Harbor City Boulevard in Melbourne where the suspect, 39-year-old Scott Robert Wicks, was taken into custody.
If you have any information regarding this crime, police ask that you please call:
Crimeline: 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) or
The Melbourne Police Department’s Crime Tip Line: 321-409-2259