Takoma Park Bank Robber Identified
by Jamison Koehler on February 1, 2011
Police have released the name of the man who was shot on Friday after he robbed a bank in Takoma Park, Maryland and then tried to escape with a bank teller as his hostage. The man has been identified as 43-year-old Carlos R.E. Arcia of Hyattsville.
According to the Washington Post, the police had not been able to make an immediate identification. A co-worker of Arcia called the police on Sunday after Arcia failed to show up for work for two days. Arcia’s landlord had also filed a missing-person report.
Warning: The video below includes the very disturbing image of Mr. Arcia being shot by police officers.