Robber threatened to infect bank teller with HIV positive needle, police say

Indian Harbour Beach police arrest man in bank robbery


INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, Fla. – Indian Harbour Beach police arrested a man they say robbed a bank by threatening to infect the teller with an HIV positive hypodermic needle.

Daryl Mollet, 29, was charged with robbery in the Tuesday morning incident at the BB&T Bank on E. Eau Gallie Boulevard.

Police said Mollet went into the bank just after 9:30 a.m., told the teller he was HIV positive and would infect bank personnel if they didn't give him money.

The teller complied and Mollet left in a grey Pontiac Grand Am, according to police.

Police tracked Mollet down in a parking lot on Eau Gallie and Pineapple Street and arrested him after he tried to run away.

All stolen money was recovered.

Mollet also had an outstanding warrant and was booked into Brevard County jail.