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

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Philadelphia Man Charged In Trio Of Bank Robberies

PHILADELPHIA - Reuben Jackson, 52, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with three counts of bank robbery, for three bank robberies that occurred in Center City Philadelphia in April and May 2016, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger and FBI Special Agent-in-Charge William F. Sweeney.

According to the indictment, on April 29, 2016, Jackson robbed the Citizens Bank at 1515 Market Street in Philadelphia; on May 3, 2016, he robbed the Polonia Bank at 2133 Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia; and on May 9, 2016, he robbed the PNC Bank at 400 Market Street in Philadelphia.

If convicted, the defendant faces a statutory maximum sentence of 60 years in prison, a possible fine, a period of supervised release, and a $300 special assessment. 

The case was investigated by the FBI and Philadelphia Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeanine Linehan.


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

Violent Crimes
Updated June 7, 2016