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Bank robber stuck around after Va. RobberyFrom http://www.msn.com
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Police in Virginia say a man who robbed a bank in Fairfax County was still standing around in the parking lot with his loot when officers arrived.
The Washington Post reported that twenty-nine-year-old Makele G. Habtom was arrested and charged with robbery on Thursday. Habtom allegedly walked into a BB&T bank branch bank, demanded money, and walked out with an undisclosed sum.
Police arrived three minutes later and found the unarmed suspect in the parking lot. They could not explain why the man stuck around.
Main Entry: loot
Etymology: Hindi & Urdu lūṭ; akin to Sanskrit luṇṭati he plunders
Date: circa 1788
1 : goods usually of considerable value taken in war : spoils
2 : something held to resemble goods of value seized in war: as
a : something appropriated illegally often by force or violence
b : illicit gains by public officials c : money
3 : the action of looting
synonyms see spoil
Word of the Day
Allegedly: adv. questionably true; supposedly
Demand: v. to ask or call for with authority: claim as due or just
Unarmed: adj. not armed; not carrying a weapon
Undisclosed: adj. not known or revealed
Love those Phrasal Verbs!
Stick around: to wait in the vicinity; linger
John stuck around after the meeting to try and speak alone with his boss.