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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Man Sentenced for Attempted Robbery of an ATM

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – TYRIK SCOTT, age 21, a resident of Violet, Louisiana, was sentenced on September 21. 2021 by the Honorable Susie Morgan, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans. SCOTT was sentenced to time served, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. The defendant was also ordered to pay $39,324 in restitution.

According to court records, on or about February 5, 2020, SCOTT and others attempted to break into an ATM located in the drive-through of a Capital One Bank using sledgehammers, crowbars, chains, and a truck. Just prior to this robbery attempt, SCOTT and others were observed in the same truck attempting to break into an ATM at Hancock Whitney Bank. 

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Orleans Police Department in investigating this matter.  The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U. S. Attorney G. Dall Kammer, Chief of the General Crimes Unit.  

 

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Updated September 22, 2021