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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Boston Man Indicted on Bank Robbery Charge

BOSTON – A Boston man was indicted yesterday in connection with the armed robbery of a TD Bank branch in Boston.

Coleman Nee, 40, was indicted on one count of bank robbery. Nee will make an initial appearance in federal court in Boston on Friday, July 23, 2021, before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Jennifer C. Boal.

According to the indictment, on April 26, 2021, Nee committed the armed robbery of a TD Bank in Boston and allegedly stole approximately $990.

The charge of bank robbery provides for a sentence of up to 20 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based on the United States Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

Acting United States Attorney Nathaniel R. Mendell; Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Boston Division; Colonel Christopher Mason, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police; Boston Police Acting Commissioner Gregory Long; and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police Chief Kenneth Green made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanne Sullivan Jacobus of Mendell’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.

The details contained in the indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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Violent Crime
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Updated July 21, 2021