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Man accused of robbing Shadyside’s Fidelity Bank branch arrested |

Man accused of robbing Shadyside’s Fidelity Bank branch arrested

| Friday, February 24, 2012 12:00 p.m

A man accused of robbing a bank in Shadyside was apprehended on Thursday afternoon by city robbery detectives, Allegheny County police and the FBI, according to Pittsburgh police Sgt. Lavonnie Bickerstaff.

The man, who was not identified, is accused of walking into the Fidelity Bank at 5000 Centre Ave. on Wednesday afternoon and threatening bank tellers by saying he had a bomb, Bickerstaff said. The tellers said they did not see a bomb, and there were no injuries.

Bickerstaff would not identify the man nor release any other information about the case because she said the charges were being filed by one of the other agencies.

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