Robber arrested upon exiting attempted bank


Web Editor - Amanda Roberts

 CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo - Shortly after a robbery this morning at First Missouri State Bank at Independence and Mt. Auburn, officers identified and arrested a suspect as soon as he exited the bank.

David C. Dawson, 50 was arrested after committing armed robbery, presenting a note to a bank teller stating, "this is a hold up, I want $20 thousand and I have a gun; act normal."

No injuries resulted from the bank robbery.