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Maryland Bank Robber Drops Stolen Money, Slips On Ice (Video)

| by Emily Smith

An alleged bank robber’s plan failed after he dropped his stolen cash and slipped on ice as he tried to make his getaway.

At 9:30 a.m. surveillance video caught Robert Williams at a PNC Bank dropping a pile of cash he was carrying in his arms. Instead of planning ahead and bringing a duffel bag, Williams took an open umbrella from the bank and threw the cash into it.

By the time police arrived Williams had escaped in a green minivan, but tire spikes were deployed to stop him.

Williams continued his escape on foot, but eventually slipped on ice and hit his head, allowing police to catch him.

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In his mug shot, Williams can be seen wearing a bandage as evidence of his embarrassing spill.

Police found $20,650 in Williams’ car and no weapon.

Williams was charged with robbery theft between $10,00 and $100,000, and with resisting arrest.

Sources: NY Daily News, Laurel Patch