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Man arrested short time after allegedly robbing bank in McCandless

Tony LaRussa
| Wednesday, March 6, 2019 5:18 a.m
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Patrick Acierno, 34, of Freedom in Beaver County was charged with robbing the Key Bank in McCandless on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

A Beaver County man who allegedly robbed a bank in McCandless on Tuesday morning was arrested after police spotted him fleeing in a vehicle along Interstate 79.

Patrick Acierno, 34, of Freedom is in the Allegheny County Jail after failing to post a $250,000 cash bond, according to court records.

Acierno is accused of entering the Key Bank branch along Harmony Drive at about 11:30 a.m. and demanding money from a teller, according to authorities. Acierno did not show a weapon but indicated that he had one.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 13 before McCandless District Judge William Wagner on charges of robbery, receiving stolen property and attempting to elude police.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368, tlarussa@tribweb.com or via Twitter .

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