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Teller shot escaping burglar injuries minor
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (8/10/10)--An American 1 CU teller was shot in the arm, and another employee was carjacked at gunpoint Saturday by a robber who broke into the building overnight and waited for employees to show up for work. When a teller arrived at the Battle Creek, Mich., branch of the $172.5 million-asset, Jackson, Mich-based credit union, he was accosted by a suspect who had a handgun (www.woodtv.com and The Enquirer Aug. 8). The teller then fled the credit union, but was shot in the arm by the suspect, the local media said. He was taken to a Battle Creek Hospital. His injuries were considered minor, said the local media. The burglar forced another employee arriving for work at the credit union out of her vehicle at gunpoint. The suspect then fled in her vehicle. Police later found it nearby, the local media said. The FBI and local authorities are investigating.


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