Bank Teller Laughs, Thwarts Attempted Holdup

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2011  |  Updated 9:58 AM CDT
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Teller Laughs, Thwarts Holdup

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A holdup? Hilarious.

Police say a Southeast Texas bank teller thwarted an attempted robbery when she read the holdup note and started laughing.

Beaumont police say they're looking for a man who failed Tuesday in his robbery attempt at a Wells Fargo branch.

Police say a man wearing sunglasses and a hard hat was talking on a cellphone when he walked into the bank and plopped down a note demanding money.

The teller looked at the note and broke into laughter. The man grabbed the note and ran out.

Police say no weapon was shown and no money was stolen. Nobody was hurt. 

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