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Bank Robber Sentenced in Monroe County

Posted on: 4:52 pm, January 30, 2013, by

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MOUNT POCONO — A bank robber will spend just under six years in prison for a holdup in Monroe County.

Fawzi Atra was sentenced Wednesday in federal court.

In October he pleaded guilty to robbing ESSA bank inside the Weis Market in Mount Pocono, along with five other banks in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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