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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Columbus, Ohio man indicted on bank robbery charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – A Columbus, Ohio man was indicted by a federal grand jury on bank robbery, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Abdou Seye, age 26, was indicted on one count of “Bank Robbery.” Seye is accused of robbing the Chase Bank in the Woodsdale section of Wheeling on March 21, 2017. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Wheeling Police Department are investigating. 

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

Updated October 3, 2017