By: Don Shaw email: (570) 543-2961

Dunmore Police release information on bank robbery and suspect

Dunmore Police release information on bank robbery and suspect

Dunmore, PA

On October 5, 2019, Dumore Police were dispatched to 101 North Blakely Street, at the Fidelity Bank, for a report of robbery/hold up silent alarm. Upon arrival police say they learned robbery had taken place at approximately 11:27am.  Officers made the area safe and obtained a clothing description of the male. Police say the suspect showed a bank employee a note that he wanted all the money and indicated that he was armed. The  suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of money  police say he placed into a dark orange cloth bag.

Police say the suspect was last seen fleeing on foot running through Keystone Court towards Delaware Street. The suspect may have fled the scene in an older model white van or SUV or possibly on a red mountain bicycle

​Investigators obtained surveillance footage of the suspect male from Fidelity Bank and neighboring businesses and various locations. ​The suspects is described as a white male, between 5’6” -5’8” weighting approximately 150 pounds. The suspect was wearing a navy blue sweatshirt with a white logo on the left chest, blue jeans and black or dark colored shoes. He was also wearing a black knit winter hat and eyeglasses and is believed to between 50-60 years old.

​Anyone with information regarding the bank robbery is asked to contact 911 or Detective Mike Lydon at (570)343-0851 extension. 119.