A man desperate to pay for his infant daughter’s cancer treatment is now in jail after attempting to rob a bank.
Brian Randolph is accused of robbing a Michigan credit union earlier this month. Police say he passed a note to the tellers saying he had a shotgun and demanded they give him money, though he never revealed the firearm.
After being arrested, Randolph told officials that his motive was to pay for his child’s chemotherapy since his insurance company was no longer paying for the pricey treatments. The child suffers from an eye cancer called retinoblastoma.
The 23-year-old has been charged with armed robbery and bank robbery, which could land him a maximum sentence of life in prison. His bond is set at $500,000.
The child’s mother has set up a GoFundMe account, which, at the time of publication has raised over $10,000. Their original goal was to raise $5,500.
“To some of the world he is a monster” the mother, Asia Dupree wrote. “To us he is a father that wanted to protect hisRead More »from Man robs bank to pay for daughter’s chemotherapy after insurance runs out