Flopped bank robbery in Upper Austria

Five would-be bank robbers were arrested after courageous clerks challenged them.Staff at the branch in Oberwang, Upper Austria, got involved in a scuffle with the gang, police said today (Fri) about yesterday’s failed robbery.The wannabe bank robbers aged between 17 and 24 – were caught a few minutes after the incident only a few kilometres from the bank as employees and customers were able to give a detailed description and the licence plate number of their getaway car.Earlier this month, a hapless criminal was arrested as he tried to rob a bank in Vienna right when police officers attended the branch for other reasons. The officers were interviewing eyewitnesses of a handbag theft when the 46-year-old entered and presented a paper plate saying “This is a hold-up!”