Hingham: Hull man arrested for alleged failed bank robbery attempt

A Hull man is under arrest for attempting to rob a Hingham bank.

The suspect, 28-year-old Lucas Vito Gravina, of Park Ave., Hull, was arrested by Hingham police after he walked into the TD Bank on Route 3A at around 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the Gravina entered the bank with his face concealed by a hat and a hood while holding a robbery note.

The teller could see part of the note as Gravina approached that said “50′s and 100′s and no alarm”. When Gravina reached the counter, he said he forget his ID and left the bank.

Meanwhile, the staff had just received a memo that said someone matching the man’s description had done something similar at the Braintree branch.

Gravina was taken into custody, and olice found stolen plates in his vehicle and another robbery note, torn up, in his car.

Gravina was ordered held overnight without bail, He’ll was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Hingham District Court on several charges including:attempt to commit a crime (unarmed robbery), unarmed assault to rob, taking/carrying away license plate, attaching plates to a MV.

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