According to the US Statistic Department Bank robberies in the United States take place most often in mid-morning in southern and western states. Last year nationwide in 5,546 robberies of banks, credit unions and other financial institutions Robbers stole slightly more than $43 millions nationwide. These statistics released by the Department of Statistic of US .
California had the most robberies at 805, followed by Texas with 464. North Dakota, where there were two bank robberies, had the least.
The Bank reported overall 5,628 crimes while -- the 5,546 robberies along with 74 burglaries, eight larcenies and 13 extortions of financial institutions.
According to the FBI in 2009 the crime marked decreased that is up to 6,056 cases are reported.
Said spokeswoman of FBI Denise Ballew FBI does not speculate on why such a decrease occurred. The statistic also show that Most robberies took place at bank counters and involved notes demanding money and threats of weapons.