Tentative Trial Date Set for Alleged Bank Robber - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

12/14/05 - Lufkin

Tentative Trial Date Set for Alleged Bank Robber

by Ramonica R. Jones

The trial date for an accused bank robber has been tentatively set. Forty-year-old Michael Ellis will have his day in federal court January 17th in Beaumont.

He reportedly walked into the Hibernia bank on South First Street in Lufkin with a note demanding money and claiming he had a bomb. Police arrested him just eight minutes after the robbery. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison.

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