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Police Investigate Attempted Bank Robbery on the South Side

Date: August 13, 2019
Incident Type: Bank Robbery
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives responded to reports of an attempted bank robbery at the First National Bank branch in the 1100 block of East Carson Street at approximately 3:30 p.m.

When they arrived on scene they spoke with a bank teller who said a male in his 60’s entered the bank in a wheelchair and handed over a note demanding cash. The male suspect then suddenly abandoned his robbery attempt and exited the bank onto Carson Street. 

Police are searching for the suspect.

There are no photographs or video available at this time.

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the FBI are investigating.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz