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* OGDEN, Utah (2/17/11)--A teller at Education 1st CU, Ogden, Utah, was punched in the face after trying to knock a gun out of a robber's hands Tuesday. The unidentified teller was not seriously injured (Salt Lake Tribune Feb. 16). The incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. when a man wearing a bandana over his face and carrying a handgun walked into the credit union and demanded money. The teller believed the gun was not loaded, police said. During the scuffle, the bandana slipped, revealing the robber's face, and he fled * DETROIT (2/17/11)--A Michigan man who escaped the death penalty and was sentenced to life in prison for killing an armored-car guard restocking ATMs at DFCU Financial CU, Dearborn, is appealing the conviction (Detroit Free Press (Feb. 16). Timothy O'Reilly, 37, of Detroit was the first person tried under the federal death penalty in eastern Michigan since 2003. He was convicted in the death of guard Norman Stephens, 30, although the jurors could not agree on whether he fired the fatal shot. Six men took part in the heist

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