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Philadelphia Man Charged In Four Bank Robberies

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Daniel Connelly, 28, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by indictment with committing four bank robberies, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment alleges that on June 14, 2014, Connelly robbed the 3rd Federal Bank, at 2601 Orthodox Street, in Philadelphia, and stole $1,625; on June 19, 2014, he robbed the Republic Bank, at 7300 Frankford Avenue, in Philadelphia, and stole $940; on June 24, 2014, he attempted to rob Viriva Community Credit Union, at 7346 Frankford Avenue, in Philadelphia; and on June 24, 2014, Connelly robbed the Wells Fargo Bank, at 9101 Roosevelt Boulevard, in Philadelphia, and stole $830.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 80 years of 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 Sarah L. Grieb.

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

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Updated December 15, 2014