Dog the Bounty Hunter's daughter charged with robbery

  • 24/09/2015
Police mug shot of Nicole Gillespie
Police mug shot of Nicole Gillespie

The estranged daughter of TV bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman has been charged with second-degree robbery after allegedly holding up a bank in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Nicole Gillespie, Chapman's homeless daughter, was taken into custody on Sunday on suspicion of robbing the Territorial Savings Bank on September 3.

Reports suggest the 35-year-old passed a bank teller a note before fleeing on foot.

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Dog the Bounty Hunter star and his wife, Beth Chapman, said they were "shocked and heartbroken" by the news.

The statement reads: "It's always difficult and disheartening when someone you knew as a child (allegedly commits a crime). That is the case with Nicole Gillespie, who has been accused of robbing the Territorial Savings Bank on Bishop Street on Sept. 3. We have not seen 'Nickie' in over 10 years. Watching her on Crimestoppers left us all shocked and heartbroken."

Gillespie has yet to enter a plea to the robbery charge.

WENN.com

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