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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Local Man Charged With Armed Robbery Of Allegheny Valley Bank In Greentree

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bank robbery and armed bank robbery, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

The two-count indictment named Graling Arnold, 50, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on or about Aug. 30, 2014, Arnold robbed the Allegheny Valley Bank, located at 875 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA, with a dangerous weapon. The Allegheny Valley Bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 45 years in prison, a fine of $500,000, 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 Cindy K. Chung is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Green Tree Police Department 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 July 14, 2015