Friday, September 23, 2016

Clifton man arrested for attempting to rob a bank

CLIFTON, Colo - One person is in custody after an unsuccessful robbery at a Clifton bank.

It happened at 11:23 a.m. Friday at the Alpine Bank located at 3243 I-70 Business Loop in Clifton.

A male suspect wearing a mask pulled into the drive-through and passed a note with a plastic grocery bag to the teller. The note demanded $50,000.

John Worsham, 49
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The teller called 911 immediately and did not hand over any money.

As the suspect was pulling out of the drive-through, Palisade Police Officers in the area stopped and arrested him without incident.

No one was hurt, and no weapons were used or found later by investigators.

The suspect was identified as John Worsham, 49, of Clifton. He was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on the charge of Attempted Robbery (class 5 felony).

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

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