Attempted Robbery at South Central Bank on Hwy 54
Breaking news this afternoon. The Daviess County Sheriff's Department and Owensboro City Police Department have made an arrest in a bank robbery attempt this morning.
According to authorities, 47-year-old Thomas Spuehler entered the South Central Bank location on Hwy 54 here in Owensboro. The suspect reportedly asked to open a new account. While the teller was assisting him in that process, Spuehler allegedly demanded, "Give me all your money!' After making the statement a second time, officials say Spuehler left the bank. The Daviess County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene, found the suspect sitting in front of the bank, then placed him under arrest.
Spuehler has been charged with 2nd Degree Robbery.