State Police investigate armed bank robbery in Womelsdorf

Update: A teenager police say was linked to the armed robbery of a Womelsdorf bank was found dead inside his home when police arrived to serve a search warrant at the residence Wednesday afternoon. Read more: Teen linked to armed bank robbery found dead in home, police say

Original Article: The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed bank robbery that took place Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at the Fulton Bank 2400 Conrad Weiser Parkway.

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According to investigators, the suspect entered the Fulton Bank at approximately 3:50pm and brandished a 30-30 lever action rifle in his right hand and a camoflouge backpack in his left.

He then approached a Bank Teller and demanded money, canvassed the inside of the bank, and discharged a single shot in the direction of Bank Teller.

The suspect fled the bank in a Silver Chevrolet Impala. Police say the Impala traveled eastbound on Route 422.

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State Police describe the suspect as a White male, height 5’5″- 6′, medium build, wearing a blue puffer winter coat, black jogger pants with black gloves. Operating a silver Chevrolet Impala possibly bearing a PA Registration.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Troop-L Reading Criminal Investigation Trooper Bradley C. SMITH, 610-378-4011. Reference PA2023-72879

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