Press Release: Bank Robbery
January 9, 2024
Case # 24-001141
On January 9, 2024, at 3:27 pm Abington Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at a bank in the 1300 block of Old York Road. Information indicated the involvement of two suspects in the robbery, and a detailed description of the individuals and their vehicle was promptly relayed to responding officers. Shortly thereafter, officers located the vehicle in the area of Meetinghouse Road at Fox Chase Road.
When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the actors fled causing several minor accidents before colliding with an Abington Police car at the intersection of Meetinghouse and Jenkintown Roads. Both suspects attempted to flee on foot but were quickly apprehended by officers.
Following the apprehension of the suspects, police successfully recovered the money stolen from the bank during the robbery. Furthermore, a handgun was recovered close to the location where one of the suspects was captured.
More information will be provided once available.
CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY
Approved for release by:
Deputy Chief Ed Quinn