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

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Robbing Brentwood Bank Armed with a Knife

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

The one-count indictment, returned on October 24, named Gary William White, age 20, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment, on or about September 20, 2017, White robbed PNC Bank, located at 3701 Saw Mill Run Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15227, with a deadly weapon, namely a knife. PNC Bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 25 years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense 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, along with the Allegheny County Police and Brentwood Police Departments, 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 October 27, 2017