Bank Robbery in Lackawanna County

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SCRANTON -- Police are investigating a bank robbery in Lackawanna County.

The Fidelity Bank on Green Ridge Street in Scranton was robbed just before 6 p.m. on Friday.

Police say the thief handed the teller a note demanding money.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 40's wearing an Army hat, gray pants and sneakers. Police also say the suspect was around 5'11" and approximately 150 pounds.

According to police, the suspect was last seen crossing Green Ridge Street.

No word on how much cash the robber got away with.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Scranton police.

2 comments

  • Why No Coverage

    Gee WNEP, I didn’t see a single article about the muzzy shooting up Harrisburg yesterday. Shot at three police and wounded a trooper. Then they sent him to be with Allah.
    Probably because you’re a CNN affiliate?

  • Bok Choy Bandit

    “Police say the thief handed the teller a note demanding money.” That’s all you have to do to rob a bank here?? wow. I’d like to demand some things. Think i’ll pass a note to my boss demanding a raise. What’s the worst that can happen?

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