Many in Sylvania Township were stunned that a bank robbery happened in their suburb Tuesday, and some say theyâ??re concerned about increasing crime.
Charles Vega lives down the street from the bank that was robbed. He says heâ??s concerned about the crimes that have swept through Toledo lately, and he doesnâ??t want his neighbors living in fear. "W hen people start getting scared, then they start turning to weapons and it becomes even more dangerous,â?? Vega said.
According to the Lucas County Sheriff, suburban crime has increased over the past few years.
Sylvania Township Police Chief Rob Boehme says he hopes strong police work is keeping crime away. He says bank robberies are very rare in Sylvania Township, and they only get a few each year.