Man robs banks 1 day to wedding to pay for rings and venue

Man robs banks 1 day to wedding to pay for rings and venue

A Texas bridegroom robbed a bank the day before his wedding to pay for his fiancee’s ring and the cost of the venue.

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According to police, Heath Bumpous,, robbed the Citizens State Bank in nearby Groveton on Friday morning.

The 36-year-old, went into the local bank weilding a weapon and demanded money from its tellers.

Bumpous then left with the stolen cash, drove down dirt and forest service roads when he got a call from his fiancee, Wallace said.

Man robs banks 1 day to wedding to pay for rings and venue
Groom-to-be, Heath Bumpous Source: NBC
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The two were supposed to get married Saturday, and his fiancee said she saw the surveillance video stills of her husband-to-be robbing the bank that police had posted on Facebook.

After some discussion, the fiancee was able to persuade Bumpous to turn himself in and soon after, he confessed to authorities in Houston.

“He basically stated he was getting married tomorrow, he didn’t have enough money for the wedding ring he wanted to buy and he needed to pay for the wedding venue,” Wallace said.

The was later recovered most of the stolen money, and thanked Bumpous’ family for their help.

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The photos show a man who has found an innovative way to bring his barbering services to his clients in their homes.

Twitter user with a handle, @the_law_himself, posted rare photos of the man on his platform after he captured him at an ongoing Echo House’s Fresh ‘A’ Fair, a two-day event at the University of Cape Coast aimed at giving students the opportunity to network, have fun while getting to know about brands that have products and service relevant to students.

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