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Thursday February 24th, 2011 :: 11:22 a.m. EST

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PARKVALE BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED

On Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 3:51PM, Zone 4 Officers responded to a panic alarm at the Parkvale Bank located in the 3500 block of Forbes Avenue. The actor was described as a w/m, 60yo with gray hair and wearing a gray sweatshirt and left the area in a late model maroon colored Jeep.

It was further reported by a bank employee that the actor came to the window and passed a note demanding money. The bank employee complied and handed the actor an undisclosed amount of US Currency. No gun was seen. It was reported that the actor folded the money inside the note and started to exit the bank. Another bank employee was able to observe the actor get into a maroon Jeep on Semple Street which turned right on Sennott.

Robbery detectives arrived on the scene to conduct the investigation and the MCU arrived to process the scene.

fter reviewing the banks video footage PBP Robbery detectives were able to identify the actor as a known offender with multiple outstanding warrants. Zone 3 Officers searched Allentown since the actor has been known to frequent the area. Zone 3 Officers were able to locate the vehicle (stolen out of Crafton) and subsequently arrested the actor identified as THOMAS DOYLE, 54yo from the Mt. Washington area walking in the area of Allen and Eureka Streets.

The PBP Robbery detectives interviewed Doyle who will be arrested and charged with four (4) counts of Robbery in the Pittsburgh area:

§ 10-18-10 Doyle robbed the Subway in the 2100 block of Brownsville Road.

§ 02-09-11 Doyle robbed the CoGo’s on Bailey Avenue in Mt. Washington.

§ 02-11-11 Doyle robbed the CoGo’s in the 300 block of Virginia Avenue in Mt. Washington.

§ 02-23-11 Doyle robbed the Parkvale Bank in the 3500 block of Forbes Avenue in Oakland.

There are warrants pending on DOYLE from Crafton and Upper St. Clair Police Departments. There are also charges pending on Doyle by McKees Rocks Police Department. Doyle is currently lodged in the ACJ.

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