What You Can Do

Key Bank, site of yesterday's armed robbery.
Key Bank, site of yesterday's armed robbery.

As you most likely heard already, the Key Bank on Wall Street was robbed again — the second time within a week. Police have a suspect in the first robbery, and are pursuing leads in the second, and unrelated, robbery yesterday.

It’s important to note that bank tellers, employees and other staff of banks and credit unions are trained what to do during a robbery. But consumers are not. However, About.com has a great page on what consumers can do during such an unfortunate incident.

“Every law enforcement official will tell you the same thing: the most heroic act you should take in a bank robbery is noticing any details about the robber,” the site suggests adding that remaining calm is essential. For more information, see here.

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