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Grandma Bank Robber Captured after Gun Hold Up in Ohio


FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH – A routine afternoon took a startling turn on April 19, 2024, when Fairfield Township Police responded to a distress call from AurGroup Credit Union, located at 3085 Creekside Drive, Fairfield Township, reporting a bank robbery.

According to reports from credit union employees, a white female suspect entered the premises and, brandishing a handgun, demanded money. In the ensuing investigation, Fairfield Township Police detectives and officers swiftly identified the suspect as 74-year-old Ann Mayers.

Mayers was located at her residence in the 1200-block of Parrish Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, along with the 2014 silver Hyundai Elantra she purportedly used as a getaway vehicle during the robbery. Without resistance, Mayers confessed to the crime and was taken into custody by law enforcement. Detectives secured evidence, including a handgun, from Mayers’ vehicle.

Despite lacking any known criminal history, Mayers faces serious charges. Detectives have charged her with Aggravated Robbery with a Firearm, a felony of the first degree, and Tampering with Evidence, a felony of the third degree. Currently, Mayers is detained in the Butler County Jail awaiting her initial court appearance.

Authorities urge anyone with further information regarding this incident to contact the Fairfield Township Police at (513) 887-4406 or reach out to CrimeStoppers at (513) 352-3040.