Police arrest Seymour man after attempted Columbus bank robbery

Photo Courtesy: The Columbus Republic
Photo Courtesy: The Columbus Republic

COLUMBUS, Ind. (The Republic) – A Seymour man has been arrested after police say he tried to rob a bank in Columbus on Thursday.

Columbus Police Chief Jason Maddix said that a man entered the PNC Bank branch at 25th Street and Central Avenue around 10:41 a.m. and presented a note, but did not have a weapon.

24-Hour News 8′s news partners at The Republic report the man received no money and left on foot.

Columbus police said around noon Thursday they arrested 29-year-old Kelly L. Hughes after receiving a call that a suspicious person matching the robbery suspect’s description was seen near 11th Street.

Police say no weapon was mentioned or displayed during the robbery attempt and no one was hurt.

Anyone with additional information can call police at 812-376-2600.


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