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Philadelphia Man Charged in Three Bank Robberies

U.S. Attorney’s Office September 19, 2013
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania (215) 861-8200

Darnell Thomas, 43, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by indictment with three counts of bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Thomas is charged with robbing Citizens Bank branch at 6324 Stenton Avenue, on January 24, 2013; PNC Bank at 3244 North Broad Street, on April 20, 2013; and the same Citizens Bank branch located at 6324 Stenton Avenue, on April 22, 2013. In each robbery, the indictment alleges, Thomas handed a note to the bank tellers demanding cash.

If convicted, Thomas faces a maximum of 60 years’ imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Virgil B. Walker.

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