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Bank robber spits gasoline at teller during failed heist

Riverside authorities are looking for a would-be bank robber accused of spitting gasoline on a teller during a holdup.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise says nobody was injured in Thursday’s attempted holdup at the Altura Credit Union.

Police say the man entered the bank, passed a note to the teller demanding money, placed gasoline from a bottle into his mouth and started spitting it.

He also poured gas on the counter.

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The teller was protected by a glass barrier and the man ran off.

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