Woman apologizes for saying she had bomb, robbing Youngstown bank

Marion Edwards was sentenced to four years in prison

Marion Edwards was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison after she pleaded guilty to a felony robbery charge. 


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A woman who robbed a downtown Youngstown bank by saying she had a bomb strapped to her apologized for her actions,.

Marion Edwards was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison after she pleaded guilty to a felony robbery charge.

Police said Edwards went to the Home Savings and Loan on West Federal Street in March. Once there, she handed the teller a note saying she had a bomb.

The teller gave Edwards money and she walked out of the bank and boarded a WRTA bus traveling to Youngstown’s north side.

Edwards told the judge that she was sorry for the harm she may have caused.

“I wanted to say I am really sorry, and I genuinely apologize for giving her emotional and physical fear, and I hope that one day she will be able to forgive me,” she said.

Edwards had no criminal history before this incident.

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