Retired Police Detective Indicted For Bank Robbery

Fred Kight

Updated Thu, Dec 20, 2012 7:24 am

A retired Dayton police detective has been indicted in connection with a failed November bank robbery in downtown Cambridge.

A Guernsey County grand jury charged David Hirst, 49 with aggravated robbery and inducing panic.

According to Guernsey County Prosecutor Daniel Padden, Hirst handed a note demanding cash to a teller at a U.S. Bank branch in Cambridge on November 1st, then fled with $60,000.

Police say he was armed with two handguns when he was arrested in an adjacent parking lot.

Hirst remains in custody in the Guernsey County Jail on $1 million bond.