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* BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (8/11/10)--A person who robbed the Battle Creek, Mich., branch of American 1 FCU, shot a teller in the arm, and carjacked another employee is still at large, said the Emmett Township Department of Public Safety. The assailant entered the credit union through a window sometime after 8 p.m. Friday and confronted a teller who had arrived for work the next morning. The teller was shot while trying to escape, and his injuries were not life-threatening. Another employee arrived and the robber, who was covered head to toe, forced her from her car and stole the car. It was found later. The credit union's surveillance camera captured images of the robber. American 1 is headquartered in Jackson, Mich. (Battle Creek Enquirer Aug. 9) ... * LOS ANGELES (8/11/10)--A man convicted of helping steal nearly $80,000 from an ATM at the El Monte, Calif., branch of Los Angeles FCU was sentenced Monday to 190 months (nearly 16 years) behind bars (SGVTribune.com Aug. 9). Clinton Elwyn Thompson III, 47, was also ordered to pay restitution of about $124,000. A federal jury convicted him in May of conspiracy to use fire during the commission of a felony, bank larceny and use of fire during the commission of a felony. Several men were involved in the robbery, which involved using a high-powered thermal lance to cut an ATM in half. The robbery occurred on Jan. 28, 2008 ...


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