Lawrence Deptola, latest World’s Dumbest Robbers, attempts bank robbery with plunger
Lawrence Deptona, a man in Utica, New York thought a toilet plunger made a terrifying weapon as he attempted to rob three different banks while threatening tellers.
WKTV reports: Utica Police responded to the Key Bank for a report of an attempted robbery. Officers also were contacted by two other banks that said the man had also entered there and demanded money.
Bank employees say he came in started yelling obscenities, asking them to put money in a bag. Police say he threatened the tellers with the plunger.
Officers in an unmarked car responded to the scene and saw the suspect walking away. When the suspect saw the officers, he ran. Police caught up with him and took him into custody.