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Man sentenced to 30 years in prison in connection to bank robbery

Jeremy Roland Emmitt Jeremy Roland Emmitt
CHINA SPRING, TX (KXXV) -

A 23-year-old man accused of holding up a Copperas Cove Credit Union in 2014 was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday.

Jeremy Ronald Emmit was convicted of aggravated robbery at the Texas Partners Credit Union on Sept, 25, 2014.

According to a Coryell County District Attorney news release, the credit union was robbed by a man wearing makeup, a black wig and carrying a purse in an apparent attempt to look like a woman.

At 1:30 p.m. the same day, dispatchers received two calls about a bomb threat, which police said were made in an attempt to keep police from the bank at the time of the robber.

According to authorities, no one was injured but the teller received a note that indicated if she didn't cooperate in handing over the money, bank employees would be shot. The robber escaped with a large amount of cash.

Emmit and two other man were later arrested in connection with the robbery. 

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