Clairton Man Arrested for Attempted Bank Robbery

A Clairton man has been arrested and held on charges for attempted bank robbery. The suspect was apprehended after bank tellers alerted the police about his suspicious behavior.

Clairton Man Arrested for Attempted Bank Robbery

On Wednesday morning, a man attempted to rob the PNC Bank on Miller Avenue in Clairton. According to police reports, the suspect entered the bank, approached a teller, and demanded money. However, the teller was quick to press the alarm and alert the police. The suspect fled the scene, but was later apprehended by the police.

The suspect, identified as 32-year-old John Smith, was taken into custody and held on charges of attempted bank robbery. No one was injured during the incident. The police are still investigating the motivation behind the attempted robbery.

Suspect Held on Charges After Bank Tellers Alert Police

The quick thinking of the bank tellers and their prompt action to alert the police helped in the swift arrest of the suspect. The police arrived on the scene within minutes of the alarm being sounded and were able to apprehend the suspect shortly after he fled the bank.

Smith is now being held on charges of attempted bank robbery and is scheduled to appear in court in the coming days. The police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist with the investigation.

Thanks to the vigilance of the bank tellers and the swift action of the police, the suspect has been caught and will be held accountable for his attempted crime. This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of staying alert and taking action in the face of suspicious behavior.

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