Bad handwriting foils bank robbery

Even in the computer age, handwriting can be important.  In New Castle, Delaware, a would-be bank robber wrote a note on a deposit slip demanding money. The bank teller couldn’t read the robber’s handwriting. She handed back the note and asked that it be re-written.

The suspect fled the bank.

Thomas J. Love has been charged with attempted robbery — and poor penmanship.

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Comments

  1. Though I don’t imagine that second-grade teachers could use this as a cautionary tale.

  2. Ted Craig says:

    Did he claim to have a “gub”?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSG_YNJCmik

  3. Here I always thought that increased education prevented crime. Maybe we’ve all been going about this the wrong way…