Bank Robbery Suspect Enters No Plea At First Court Hearing

Stacey Robinson's bond was set at $150,000

The man suspected of -- and , as well -- was arraigned Thursday morning in .

Stacey Robinson, 46, of Mentor, faces one charge of robbery, at this point. However, he could face more charges when the investigation is completed, police said.

Robinson only had two choices during his hearing Thursday morning. He could plead not guilty to the robbery charge or make no plea. He chose to make no plea.

Judge John Trebets set Robinson's bond at $150,000, which was not posted.

Robinson also faces a misdemeanor traffic count of failing to yield.

Mentor Police were called to the on Mentor Avenue for a robbery at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

A man -- thought to be Robinson -- entered the bank and presented a note to the teller requesting all of her money.

Once he received the money, he fled the bank on foot.

He was last seen heading west on Mentor Avenue.

No weapon was seen and nobody was hurt.

Witnesses recognized Robinson, 46, as a previous customer at the bank, Mentor Police Sgt. Richard Slovenkay said.

Robinson lives in Mentor in the Mentor Mall Village Apartments so policemen began checking the area for him.

Officers spotted Robinson about an hour after the robbery so they stopped and arrested him.


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