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Man Admits to Robbing Three Banks in Luzerne County


WILKES-BARRE — In federal court Monday, a man admitted to robbing several banks in Luzerne County.

Shawn Kelley, 35, of Hazleton, pleaded guilty to robbing three banks in 2012. They include  PNC Bank in Hazle Township on April 16, 2012; Choice One Community Federal Credit Union in Hazleton on April 20, 2012; and Citizens Bank in West Hazleton on April 24, 2012.

Kelley was arrested shortly after the Citizens Bank Robbery.

Kelley could face up to 60 years in prison when he’s sentenced in Luzerne County.

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