Texarkana Teen Guilty of Bank Robbery
|U.S. Attorney’s Office October 30, 2012|
TEXARKANA, TX—An 18-year-old Texarkana, Texas man has pleaded guilty to bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.
Temetrius Manning pleaded guilty to bank robbery today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven.
According to information presented in court, on August 27, 2012, Manning entered the Wells Fargo Bank in Texarkana, Texas, and presented a threatening note to a bank teller demanding money. Manning then fled the bank with the money before being apprehended shortly thereafter. Manning admitted to the charges following his arrest. He was indicted by a federal grand jury on September 12, 2012, and charged with bank robbery.
Manning faces up to 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not been set.
This case is being investigated by FBI and the Texarkana, Texas Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathaniel C. Kummerfeld.