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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Philadelphia Man Charged In Three Bank Robberies

Darnell Thomas, 43, of Philadelphia, Pa., was charged today by Indictment with 3 counts of bank robbery announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Thomas is charged with robbing Citizens Bank, 6324 Stenton Avenue, on January 24, 2013; PNC Bank, 3244 North Broad Street, on April 20, 2013, and the same Citizens Bank, located at 6324 Stenton Avenue, on April 22, 2013. In each robbery, the indictment alleges, Thomas handed a note to the bank tellers demanding cash.

If convicted Thomas faces a maximum of 60 years imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Philadelphia Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Virgil B. Walker.

Click here to view the indictment

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