Man Skips Job Interview To Rob Bank, Gets Caught After Wearing Mask Wrong—Police

A man has been arrested after he allegedly skipped a job interview to rob a bank, police in Ohio say.

Bruce Morway, 57, is accused of robbing the Key Bank at Great Northern Shopping Center in North Olmsted on February 11.

In a post on Facebook on Wednesday, the North Olmsted Police Department said the man was supposed to be in the city for a job interview at the time "but decided on other plans."

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According to cleveland.com, Morway claimed he had a gun and demanded cash from a teller during the robbery at the Key Bank branch.

He then fled the bank with the money. No one was injured during the robbery.

The North Olmsted Police Department said Morway was recognized by his parole officer when a photo of him was circulated on social media and in news reports.

The department had issued an appeal for information alongside a photo of the robbery suspect, who had his mask incorrectly secured.

"We need your help identifying the male in the picture!!! No, not for wearing his mask wrong. He robbed the Key Bank in North Olmsted a short time ago," the department wrote on Facebook shortly after the robbery took place.

Bruce Morway
Bruce Morway allegedly robbed a bank in North Olmsted, Ohio when he was supposed to be at a job interview, police said. North Olmsted Police Department

In an update, the department added: "Our alleged bank robber from February 11th is behind bars!!! He was supposed to be in North Olmsted for a job interview but decided on other plans. He was recognized by his parole officer when the photo started making the rounds on social media and the news."

"If he didn't wear his mask like a dumba** he might have got away with it," one person wrote in the comments.

Another added: "Just can't rob banks like you used to...social media gets ya every time."

A warrant was issued for Morway's arrest on February 12.

That day, he was seen at the Key Bank in Kamm's Corners, but wasn't there when police arrived.

On Sunday, he turned himself in by walking into a Dollar General store in Youngstown and asking employees there to call police.

Authorities in Youngstown then brought Morway to the North Olmsted Police Department.

He was transferred to the Cuyahoga County Jail, the department said, where he is being held on a $100,000 bond.

A grand jury in Cuyahoga County will consider charges against Morway.

The North Olmsted Police Department has been contacted for additional comment.