Police arrest two men after Middletown credit union robbery

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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) — Two men are behind bars in connection with a credit union robbery in Middletown Wednesday.

Police responded to the Butler Heritage Credit Union on reports of a robbery around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigatos say someone handed a teller a note demanding all the money that he had. The note also said the robber had a loaded gun and would shoot.

After getting the money, the robber ran from the building.

The teller told police a few minutes before the robbery, there was a different suspicious person in the credit union.

Police checked area businesses and found video of the robber getting into a truck with a second person and driving away.

Officers patrolling the area spotted the truck. Those officers, with assistance from other police units, stopped the truck in the parking lot of Royal Pines Apartments.

Police say the passenger of the vehicle, from Middletown, is the alleged robber. According to police, that man had the robbery note and a bundle of money in his pocket.

The driver of the truck, from Franklin, was identified as the suspicious person the teller saw in the credit union.

Police have not announced what charges the two men will face.

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