Bryan Anderson

Brazil Bank Robbery Suspect a Washington Township/Avon Fire Fighter

According to an article in the Indy Star, A Washington Township/Avon firefighter was arrested Friday night in Clay County after police said he robbed a Brazil bank.

Bryan Anderson
Bryan Anderson

Brazil police officials said a man, later identified as 39 year old Bryan Anderson entered the First Financial Bank in Brazil Indiana and passed the teller a note demanding cash. An undisclosed amount of money was taken by the suspect as he fled the scene, heading east on U.S. 40 in a black pickup truck.

An Indiana State Police trooper spotted and stopped the vehicle shortly after 6 p.m. Friday in Putnam County.

Anderson was arrested without incident and remanded into the custody of the Brazil Police Department.

A spokesperson from the Washington Township/Avon Fire Department said Anderson is a lieutenant who has been with the department since 2000.

He has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.

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