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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 22, 2013

Philadelphia Man Charged In Bank Robbery

Harry Michael Schiech, 30, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by indictmentwith bank robbery and attempted bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

According to the indictment, on May 18, 2013, Schiech robbed the Citizens Bank branch at 2702 Kirkbride Street, in Philadelphia and, on May 24, 2013, attempted to rob the Bank of America branch at 2439 Welsh Road in Philadelphia.

If convicted of all charges, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 40 years in prison.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Salvatore L. Astolfi.

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