Lakewood - A bank robber is in custody after trying to make an apparent RTA getaway.
Lakewood Police say 46-year-old Ahmed Mohammed Khafaga entered the Fifth Third Bank at 1616 West 117th Street around 9:54am Thursday morning with no weapons, but just a bag and a note. The note read "put $100 bills in the bag". The teller involved obliged, and Khafaga then left the bank.
The City of Lakewood Police Department responded to a reported robbery at Fifth Third Bank on W.117th Street on August 2nd at 9:54 a.m. A suspect has since been arrested and the investigation is ongoing. #LPD pic.twitter.com/r1SvHTdrBW— City of Lakewood (@LakewoodOhio) August 2, 2018
After speaking with employees at the bank, Khafaga was found a short time after at the West 117th and Madison RTA station.
He is charged with robbery, and is being held on $10,000 bond.
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