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

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Philadelphia Man Charged With Bank Robbery And Attempted Robberies

PHILADELPHIA - Andre S. Lewis, 26, of Philadelphia, was charged today by indictment with bank robbery and attempted bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  According to the indictment, on June 15, 2015, Lewis robbed the Wells Fargo Bank located at 2843 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, and, on June 25, 2015 and July 14, 2015, he attempted to rob the Wells Fargo Bank located at 601 W. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.


If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release, a fine of $750,000, and a $300 special assessment.


The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Philadelphia Police Department, and the Philadelphia District Attorney=s Office, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jessica Natali.


An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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