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September 11, 2012

Cass County Man Guilty of Bank Robbery

MARSHALL, Texas – A 52-year-old Atlanta, Texas man has pleaded guilty to bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. 
Robin Marion Allen pleaded guilty to bank robbery today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Roy S. Payne.

According to information presented in court, on June 25, 2012, Allen borrowed a car and drove to the Wells Fargo Bank on East Main Street in Atlanta, Texas.  Allen approached a bank teller and gave the teller a hand-written note with instructions to fill a black bag with cash.  The teller placed $1,944 in cash in the bag and returned it to Allen.  Allen was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 11, 2012 and charged with bank robbery.   

Allen faces up to 20 years in federal prison.  A sentencing date has not been set.

This case is being investigated by FBI and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Allen Hurst.



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