Bank robber wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ shirt says teller gave him too much money

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BOCA RATON, Fla. – A 73-year-old man wearing a “Make America Great Again” shirt told a bank teller he was robbing that he gave him too much money, deputies said.

Sandy Hawkins was arrested Tuesday on a robbery charge.

According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office probable cause affidavit, Hawkins entered a Wells Fargo branch on Sandalfoot Plaza Drive near Boca Raton shortly after 11:30 a.m. Monday, approached a teller and requested $1,100.

“This is a robbery,” Hawkins told the teller. “I have a weapon.”

Hawkins, who was wearing a T-shirt with the words “Trump” and “Make America Great Again” — the campaign slogan used by President Donald Trump — on the front, put his hand in his waistband, implying he had a gun, the affidavit said.

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Article URL: https://www.local10.com/news/2019/11/20/bank-robber-wearing-make-america-great-again-shirt-says-teller-gave-him-too-much-money/

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