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Police charge Carrick man with Oakland bank robbery

| Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

A Carrick man was arrested on Friday on charges of robbing a bank in Oakland, said Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Diane Richard.

John Lamonde, 53, is charged in the Wednesday mornings holdup of First Niagara Bank in the 3700 block of Fifth Avenue, Richard said. There were no injuries in the robbery, and no weapon was seen.

Allegheny County Deputy Sheriff Sean Green contacted city robbery detectives yesterday after developing information that led to the identification and arrest of Lamonde.

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