By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ERIE, Pa. (KDKA) – A man who was on parole for a child rape sentence when he robbed the same bank in Erie twice will spend more than 12 years behind bars.

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Police say 32-year-old Ronald Eugene Lomax Jr. was sentenced to 155 months in prison and 3 years supervised release.

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Lomax is accused of robbing the Northwest Bank on Liberty Street in Erie twice just weeks apart in 2018. Prosecutors say he was serving parole for a child rape conviction when the robberies happened.

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He made off with more than $11,000, which the judge also ordered him to pay back.