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Ohio man charged with three Western Pennsylvania bank robberies

Michael DiVittorio

An Ohio man faces federal charges in connection with bank robberies in Erie, New Castle and Allison Park.

Vernon Marquis McGhee-Luster, 33, of Akron is accused of robbing the PNC Bank at 3830 Pine Ave. in Erie on Oct. 18.

The indictment also accuses McGhee-Luster of robbing the Citizens Bank at 4761 Route 8 in Allison Park, and attempting to rob the PNC Bank at 2802 Wilmington Road in New Castle, both on Oct. 24.

Authorities said McGhee-Luster could be sentenced to 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, or both for each count if convicted.

The FBI and police departments from Erie, Hampton, Neshannock and Akron conducted the investigation that lead to McGhee-Luster’s indictment.

Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-871-2367, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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