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Kansas City Man Indicted In Prairie Village Credit Union Robbery

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

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a Kansas City man on a charge of robbing a credit union in Prairie Village, Kan., U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Tarone Hollins, also known as Tarone Shipp, 41, Kansas City, Mo., is charged with one count of bank robbery. The indictment alleges that on Oct. 22, 2015, Hollins robbed the Community America Credit Union, 7620 State Line Road in Prairie Village, Kan. An affidavit filed in the case alleges that after photos from the robbery were made public the FBI received 11 tips via the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers identifying Hollins as the robber.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tris Hunt is prosecuting.

In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.

Updated November 19, 2015

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