NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) – Police arrested a western Pennsylvania bank robbery suspect when he stopped for chicken-and-biscuits at a restaurant two blocks away.
Online court records don’t list an attorney for 32-year-old Shane Lindsey who was arrested Wednesday about 20 minutes after he allegedly robbed the Citizens Bank in downtown New Kensington.
Police tell the Valley News Dispatch that witnesses saw a bald man matching Lindsey’s description run toward a restaurant after the heist.
Police knew the business had surveillance video and went inside to view it hoping for clues as to where the suspect went – only to find Lindsey eating at a booth.
Police say the video showed the robbery suspect run past the restaurant and then pause before coming back and going inside. Lindsay had been staying in a nearby halfway house.
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