W. Pa. bank heist suspect arrested within minutes

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say witnesses who saw a western Pennsylvania bank robbery suspect duck into a backyard and change his clothes are the reason they nabbed the man — and all of the money — within 10 minutes of the heist.

Online court records don’t list an attorney for 23-year-old Anthony Hughley, of New Kensington, who remained in the Westmoreland County Prison on Wednesday, awaiting a preliminary hearing May 16.

New Kensington police tell the Valley News Dispatch (http://bit.ly/143Ax9K ) that Hughley was unarmed when he entered the First Niagara Bank branch at 2:53 p.m. Tuesday and demanded money. Police arrested Hughley about 3 p.m.

Police say they recovered all of the stolen money in the nylon bag the teller handed over. Police aren’t saying how much was taken.

Hughley’s arrest violated his probation for possessing drug paraphernalia.


Information from: Valley News Dispatch, http://www.valleynewsdispatch.com

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