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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 20, 2015

Rochester, New York - Man was Indicted by a Northern District of New York Grand Jury on One Count of Bank Robbery.

 

Robbery of Summit Federal Credit Union in Syracuse Took Place in Broad Daylight

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

RONALD REID (52) of Rochester, New York, was indicted by a Northern District of New York Grand Jury on one count of bank robbery, announces United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian.

According to the Indictment, the defendant robbed the Summit Federal Credit Union on Erie Boulevard East in Syracuse on January 26, 2015, by demanding money from a teller. The crime allegedly occurred just before 1:00 pm. If convicted of bank robbery, Reid faces up to twenty years in prison.

The charges and allegations in the Indictment are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Syracuse Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael F. Perry. Please direct press inquiries to Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney John Duncan at 315-448-0672.

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Updated February 23, 2015