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Pittsburgh Resident Sentenced on Bank Robbery Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, PA - A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was sentenced in federal court today on a charge of bank robbery, United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced.

The court was advised that on December 7, 2022, Ahmed Asiri robbed the Dollar Bank located at 3029 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the Dormont neighborhood. As a result of the robbery, Asiri obtained $20,000 in United States currency. These funds were later recovered by law enforcement.

Judge Horan sentenced Asiri to 37 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release and ordered Asiri to pay restitution to Dollar Bank.

Assistant United States Attorney Carl J. Spindler prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Allegheny County Police Department, and the Dormont Police Department conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Asiri.

Updated September 27, 2023