Jenkins was accused of holding up Security National Bank, 1756 N. Limestone St., while wearing a black wrap over his hair, a black mask over his mouth, black pants and a black T-shirt, an affidavit filed with municipal charges says.
An affidavit filed in the case describes a chaotic scene in the bank during the robbery.
“After a few moments he jumped on the bank counter and yelled again as he pointed the firearm at the witnesses,” the affidavit says.
The court document says he demanded money and told the bank employees to empty their drawers. He put the money in a plastic bag, according to the affidavit.
Jenkins is then accused of fleeing with the bag of the bank’s money in a vehicle at a high rate of speed with Springfield officers in pursuit. Jenkins allegedly crashed in the area of Interstate 675 and fled on foot, but not before he dropped the money bag, according to the affidavit. A gun was reportedly recovered from the vehicle.
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Neighbors in the Medway area alerted Clark County deputies that Jenkins was knocking on doors looking for a ride. A short time later deputies found him riding in someone else’s car in the 11000 block of Lower Valley Pike, Springfield police said at the time.
He was arrested and booked into the Clark County Jail the same day.