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Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Two Bank Robberies

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

Orlando, Florida – United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces that Keith Earle Young (57, Orlando) has pleaded guilty to two counts of bank robbery. He faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

According to court documents, Young robbed a Sun Trust Bank (Orlando) on August 25, 2014, and a Bank of America (Winter Park) on August 28, 2014. Law enforcement arrested Young on August 28, 2014, at an Orlando hotel. At the time of his arrest, he had in his possession $1,435 in stolen cash from one of the robberies. Investigators also recovered clothing that Young had worn during one of the robberies. During an interview following his arrest, Young admitted that he had committed both bank robberies. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Orlando Police Department, and the Winter Park Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Andrew C. Searle.

Updated January 26, 2015