St. Cloud Bank Robbery Bank Robbery Suspect Full Details
According to a criminal complaint, McNeary came to the bank upset about what he said was account theft and became even more irritated when the account could not be found.
According to the station, he ordered the bank manager to get him a bag of cash from the safe, then threw some of it on the floor and started grabbing the victim’s cellphones and destroying them by submerging them in water or slamming them around. According to the lawsuit, McNeary threatened to use the bank manager as a shield and that they would “die together.”
rt: keloland: St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson says the suspect, 35-year-old Ray Reco McNeary, has a long criminal history. Police say McNeary was involved in a dispute at the bank Thursday afternoon and the branch manager called police. … https://t.co/CIZiozC8uG
When four of the hostages were released or escaped, and a fifth hostage “made a run for the door” right as St. Cloud police and the FBI arrested McNeary without incident, St.
Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson said the crisis ended as well as it could have. According to investigators, all of the hostages were bank workers.
On the morning of May 6, 2021, the standoff lasted eight hours. Chief William Blair Anderson, the police chief, said in a press conference that he is being detained on charges of bank robbery and kidnapping.