Bank president glad to hear everyone ok after robbery

| July 7, 2016

Armed Robbery SuspectCOSHOCTON – Everyone involved in a recent armed robbery is doing fine and that is news Kyle Hamilton, president/chief operating officer of The Home Loan Savings Bank was glad to hear.

“We followed up with everyone today (July 7) to make sure they are doing ok,” he said.

The Home Loan Savings Bank branch on the corner of Sixth and Walnut streets was robbed July 6 around 4 p.m.

“There were customers in the bank at the time, but there were no injuries to anyone,” Hamilton said.

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 4:16 p.m. on July 6, in reference to an armed white male robbing The Home Loan Savings Bank branch. Deputies responded to the area and began searching for the suspect who fled the bank prior to their arrival. The suspect is described as a tall white male with a thin build.

“The deputies had a timely response and were a good group of guys,” Hamilton said. “I feel they did their job well. They were very helpful and quick.”

Detectives and an investigator from BCI also were called to the area to process the scene and examine the evidence.

If anyone has any information regarding this case, they are urged to contact the sheriff’s office at 740-622-2411. Assisting officers with this ongoing investigation are BCI and the Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office.

Unfortunately, this is the second time the bank’s branch has been robbed.

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