Suspect demands cash from downtown bank, gets none

Anthony Amory, 65, allegedly demanded money from the teller at Chase Bank, 1100 Willamette Street in Eugene.

Posted: Jan 28, 2020 1:11 PM
Updated: Jan 28, 2020 2:46 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A 65-year-old man is accused of trying to steal money from a downtown bank Monday afternoon.

Detectives say Anthony Amory walked into the Chase Bank, 1100 Willamette Street, at about 4:45. He allegedly tried to take cash from the teller but was not successful.

He did not display a weapon, according to police.

Police say Amory left the bank and was spotted by an officer.

Amory is now in the Lane County Jail, charged with second-degree robbery.

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