Police: Same man may have robbed banks in Myerstown, East Pikeland
Updated On: Jul 23 2013 05:38:36 PM CDT
Police are investigating a possible link between bank robberies in Chester and Lebanon counties.
Police released Tuesday surveillance pictures of a robbery at the First CornerStone Bank in the 300 block of Schuylkill Road in East Pikeland Twp., Chester Co.
The holdup happened around 10:30 a.m. on July 18, two days after the robbery of the Northwest Savings Bank on West Main Avenue in Myerstown, Lebanon Co.
The East Pikeland robber is described by police as a white man who stands about 5 feet, six inches tall with a full "sleeve" tattoo on his left arm.
The description is similar to that of the man who robbed the bank in Myerstown, said Chief James Franciscus, East Pikeland Twp. Police Dept.
State police issued a release on Monday stating that there are also similarities to recent robberies in Berks and Northampton counties.
Anyone with information about the East Pikeland robbery can call police at 610-935-0606.
Anyone with information about the Myerstown robbery can call the state police at Jonestown at 717-865-2194 or Lebanon County Crime Stoppers at 717-270-9800.
Anyone with information about robberies in Berks County can call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913.
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