Army veteran arrested for attempted robbery of Rocky River bank patron

Army veteran arrested for attempted robbery of Rocky River bank patron

ROCKY RIVER, OH (WOIO) - Rocky River police say an Army veteran that served in Afghanistan was arrested after he tried to rob a patron in line at a bank.

Omar Markham, 25, grabbed an envelope of cash from a person that was waiting in line inside the bank, according to police. The incident occurred at the Huntington Bank at 19975 Center Ridge Road on Aug. 11 at 5 p.m.

Markham tried to run out of the bank, but two bank customers chased him into the parking lot and held him until police arrived.

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