Suspect in Minnesota bank robbery threatened hostages and wanted a 'big show' with the FBI, sê owerhede

A man who allegedly held five people captive during an eight-hour standoff at a Wells Fargo bank in St. Wolk, Minnesota, wanted abig show,” owerhede gesê.

Those held hostage in the bank said the suspect wanted the robbery togo viraland wanted to be amartyr,” according to a criminal complaint filed in Minnesota district court Friday.
Ray Reco McNeary, 35, has been charged with one count of aggravated robbery, five counts of kidnapping, and one count of assault in the second degree. CNN is working to confirm if McNeary has an attorney.
      St.. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson said the situation foundthe best possible outcome we could have had” Donderdag, when four of the hostages were released or escaped and a fifth hostagemade a run for the doorright as tactical units from the St. Cloud Police Department and the FBI simultaneously entered and arrested McNeary without incident.
        All of the hostages were bank employees, volgens die polisie. They are uninjured and are safely at home, said St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis.

          Details of the standoff are released by authorities

          The complaint states that McNeary arrived at the bank on Thursday upset about alleged fraud on his account. When the bank manager brought McNeary into his office, the account could not be located, which made him even more upset.
          McNeary was demanding money and to speak with the FBI when a silent panic alarm was pushed a short while later, die klag gesê.
          St.. Cloud officers were called to the bank around 2 nm. CT for reports of a possible robbery in progress, St.. Paul police said.
          McNeary physically forced the bank managertoward the bank vault, where he was provided with a large amount of cash which was placed in a bagand given to him, die klag gesê. During this time, the manager felt an object pressed into his back, volgens die klag. McNeary also allegedly grabbed the manager’s wrist very hard, causing an injury.
          McNeary told the manager and the other hostages thathe was going to harm them, and that he wanted a ‘big showwith the FBI and lots of media, and he’d take the victims ‘with him,'” volgens die klag. Another person who was also directed to the vault said that McNeary wanted this togo viraland that he wanted to bea martyr.
          After receiving the cash, McNeary threwlarge amounts of it all over inside the bank, then began taking victim’s phones and damaging them by slamming them into objects or putting them in water,” volgens die klag.
          McNeary held four people in the lobby as another person, who had been hiding in an adjacent office, was communicating with law enforcement from inside the office until his cell phone battery ran out, volgens die klag. Kort na, McNeary acquired a key card and discovered the person who had been hiding, forcing him out into the lobby area with the other hostages.
          Throughout the crisis, McNeary became more escalated. Witnesses described McNeary as threatening them, referring to them as ‘hostages,'” read the complaint.
          McNeary specifically stated that he would use the bank manager as a shield, en hulle sou “die together,” volgens die klag.
          McNeary told both hostages and law enforcement that he intended to kill the hostages, kill himself, or put law enforcement in a position that they would kill him,” die klag gesê.
          McNeary later placed scissors in front of the manager’s neck and stated, “I will have to shiv you,” volgens die klag. McNeary then allegedly pushed him to the ground and told him, “If you move, I swear to God, I’ll stab you.
          As one of the hostages moved quickly toward the front door of the bank, McNeary tried to stop her, but she managed to push past him and get out at approximately 7:09 pm, die klag gesê. The three other employeesexcept for the bank managerwere later allowed to leave.
            After more than eight hours, negotiators had been able to communicate to the bank managerthat law enforcement entry teams from both the St. Cloud Police Department and the FBI were directly outside the front door prepared to enter.As authorities entered, volgens die klag, the manager ran for the front door and McNeary was apprehended.
            McNeary did not have a firearm and none were found at the scene, St.. Cloud police said.

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