Messy Handwriting Foils Alleged Bank Robber

October 13, 2011 Updated Oct 13, 2011 at 1:27 PM EDT

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Messy Handwriting Foils Alleged Bank Robber

October 13, 2011 Updated Oct 13, 2011 at 1:27 PM EDT

According to the Delaware State Police, a 40-year-old Delaware man was arrested recently after his alleged attempt to rob a bank was thwarted after a bank teller was unable to read his demand note.

According to the Delaware State Police news release, the teller could not decipher what the man had written and handed it back to him and asked him to rewrite it. The man then left the bank and was later arrested.

Read the Delaware State Police news release HERE.