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Alleged bank robber takes time for beer

Dec. 23, 2011 at 3:52 PM   |   Comments

PORT RICHEY, Fla., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Pasco County, Fla., deputies say a man ordered a beer at a bar, left allegedly to rob a bank, then returned to finish his beer in the bar and was arrested.

The sheriff's office said they received a call Thursday afternoon about a man robbing a Wells Fargo Bank, WTSP-TV, New Port Richey, Fla., reported.

About 10 minutes later, they found a man who fit the robber's description having a beer at the Hayloft Bar, a few doors down from the Port Richey bank branch

The bartender told deputies the man had ordered a beer, disappeared for about 30 minutes and then returned to his drink.

Deputies said they arrested John Robin Whittle, 52, on one count of robbery.

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