UPDATE: 2 suspects jailed in Meigs County bank robbery

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MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - UPDATE: 6/17/19 4:35 P.M.

Two men have been taken into custody in connection with a bank robbery in Meigs County on Saturday, authorities said.

Meigs County sheriff's deputies arrested David McMurray, 61, of Parkersburg, about 3 p.m. Sunday in Pomeroy. He allegedly drove the getaway vehicle used in the robbery at the Farmers Bank branch in Tuppers Plains.

Deputies said they recovered the getaway vehicle McMurray allegedly drove.

Later on Sunday, Parkersburg Police arrested Jeffrey Coon, 47, of Pomeroy without incident on a fugitive warrant after getting a tip that someone had dropped him off at the Latrobe Street Mission.

McMurray is in the Middleport Jail facing a fifth-degree aggravated-robbery charge.

Coon is in the North Central Regional Jail awaiting extradition to Ohio where he faces a first-degree aggravated-robbery charge.


ORIGINAL STORY: 6/15/19

Deputies in Meigs County need help identifying two people they say were involved in an attempted robbery at a bank Saturday.

It happened at the Farmers Bank in Tuppers Plains.

According to investigators, surveillance footage shows a man coming in to the bank and demanding cash before taking off toward State Route 681.

Witnesses told deputies the man was wearing a blue full zip-up jacket with "Wyoming" written across it. He had a yellow shirt on underneath and a mossy oak hat on.

Deputies say they believe there is a second person involved. They say the person appears older with longer blonde and Gray hair and a slight beard. The person is accused of picking up the man who went in to the bank.

The car they were in is described as a gray four door vehicle.

If you have any information about this case, you're asked to call the Meigs County Sheriff's Office at 740-992-3371.



 
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