Region Roundup: Bank Robberies; School Shooting Threat; and a Heart Attack
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of April 22, 2012.
Norton Police Detectives have identified the Mansfield Bank robbery suspect as Ramon Felix, 27, of Quincy.
A bank employee told the Norton Police Department that a male entered the Mansfield Bank on W. Main Street in Norton at about 6 p.m. on April 21, approached a teller and handed her a note requesting money and stating that he had a weapon.
No weapon was shown to the teller. The male then fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.
A Stoughton High student was arrested after a notebook containing “disturbing plans for a school shooting type attack” was discovered by a teacher and turned over to Stoughton Police, according to Stoughton Police Executive Officer Robert Devine.
The 18-year-old student is charged with four counts of threats to commit a crime; terroristic threats; and disturbing a school assembly.
This notebook contained some written threats directed towards a few specific students and some staff members, but the student has since been removed from Stoughton High and there is no safety risk for those mentioned in the notebook, according to school officials.
A 70-year-old Easton man was brought to Good Samaritan Hospital Monday night, April 23, after suffering from a heart attack and crashing into a pole in the parking lot of KoKo Fit Club in Easton (on Robert Drive), Easton Fire Chief Kevin Partridge said.
A team effort, led by some good samaritans, helped keep the man alive while emergency officials responded, Partridge said.
Norwood Police called Mansfield Police Wednesday afternoon, April 25, reporting an armed robbery at the Bank of America ATM on North Main Street in Mansfield
The male and female robbers fled from Mansfield to Norwood after the ATM robbery, but were eventually arrested.