Fleeing Bank Robber Hands Out Cash Man fleeing the scene gives money to window shoppers By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted May 4, 2010 12:55 PM CDT 8 comments Comments The Ohio bank robber is armed and generous. (Shutterstock) (Newser) – Armed bank robbers can be so darn cute sometimes. One in Columbus, Ohio, stopped during his escape to hand $100 bills to a mother and daughter window-shopping. "We won't know until we catch him what he was thinking," an FBI agent tells the Columbus Dispatch. One theory: The mother had just given a homeless man some money, and authorities say the fleeing robber may have seen it.