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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2013

Texarkana Teen Sentenced for Bank Robbery

      TEXARKANA, Texas – A 19-year-old Texarkana, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. 
                 
                Temetrius Manning pleaded guilty on Oct. 30, 2012, to bank robbery and was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider.  Manning was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $3,490.99.

According to information presented in court, on Aug. 27, 2012, Manning entered the Wells Fargo Bank in Texarkana, Texas, and presented a threatening note to a bank teller demanding money.  Manning then fled the bank with the money before being apprehended shortly after.  Manning admitted to the charges following his arrest.  He was indicted by a federal grand jury on Sep. 12, 2012 and charged with bank robbery.   

This case was investigated by the FBI and the Texarkana, Texas Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathaniel C. Kummerfeld.

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