PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh man has been taken into custody in connection with two bank robberies earlier this week in Lawrenceville and Penn Hills.

Pittsburgh Police say they arrested 28-year-old Christopher Wallace of Lincoln-Lemington at a local hospital where he was being treated for injuries that he suffered before the robberies.

During each robbery, officials say the suspect claimed to have a bomb.

The hold-ups happened on Tuesday afternoon, about an hour apart.

The first happened around 1 p.m. at the First Commonwealth Bank in the 5200-block of Butler Street in Lawrenceville. Then, around 2 p.m., the PNC Bank on Rodi Road was robbed.

The suspect was caught on surveillance video at both of the banks.

Wallace is facing charges of robbery and terroristic threats.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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