Police Arrest Man After Robbery, Bomb Threat

Police Arrest Man After Robbery, Bomb Threat (Image 1)

A man was arrested Monday after allegedly robbing a south Columbus bank and leaving a suspicious device behind.

Police say 60-year-old Grady Austin entered the bank around 11 a.m. Monday in a camouflage mask and implied he had a bomb. The tellers handed him an undisclosed amount of money.

He left a device inside the bank during the robbery, according to police.

The building was evacuated while the threat was investigated, but no explosive device was found.

Police arrested him on a charge of aggravated robbery.

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