Anything can happen on live TV. Just ask Adam Sallet, a reporter for KMIT News who had his midday broadcast interrupted yesterday by an alleged bank robber. Sallet was reporting in front of the Sterling State Bank in Rochester, Minnesota about a robbery that had taken place there the day before. Little did he know that while he was filing this report, the suspect was back inside the bank robbing it again. Yes, fans of dumb criminals, you read that right. The bank robber came back to the same bank to rob it again for the second day in a row. Wow. What happened next was funny, awkward, and played out on live TV.
Sallet had barely begun his report when an employee of the bank ran up behind him, pointed off camera and said "that's the robber." As confusing as it must have been to see the robber he was just talking about fleeing the scene, Sallet is chill af throughout. He laughs at his unusual situation and signs off with, "I gotta go, here, and call 9-1-1. I'll talk to you later."
Police were eventually able to catch up to the suspect, and have since arrested 36-year-old Ryan Liskow, of Rochester, for robbing the Sterling State Bank two days in a row. There is no word yet on whether KIMT will assign Sallet his own cameraman now so someone can pan over the next time a bank robbery happens live.