Mineral Ridge bank robbery suspect already behind bars

Robert Porter is the Farmers bank robbery suspect.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Weatherfield Police say they have a suspect in the July robbery of the Farmers National Bank in Mineral Ridge.

Robert Porter, 40, was charged with aggravated robbery. He is currently in the Mahoning County Jail on unrelated charges.

Investigators said Porter walked in to the bank on Main Street and indicated to the teller that he had a weapon. He took the cash and then ran from the bank .

The Adult Parole Authority, Austintown, Boardman and Poland Police helped identify Porter as the suspect.

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