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Friday, December 1, 2017

Former Wilkinsburg Man Charged with Robbing Two Banks and a Convenience Store

PITTSBURGH - One resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bank robbery and Hobbs Act robbery, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

The four-count indictment, returned yesterday, named Glenn Ford, age 58, formerly of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment, on or about September 15, 2017, and again on or about September 28, 2017, Ford robbed Huntington Bank, located at 650 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. The indictment also alleges that on or about September 20, 2017, Ford robbed Citizens Bank, located at 2801 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203. Huntington Bank and Citizens Bank are each insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The indictment further alleges that on or about October 4, 2017, Ford robbed CoGo’s located at 2401 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence at each count of up to 20 years in prison, a fine of $250,000.00, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Shanicka L. Kennedy is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

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

Updated December 4, 2017