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July 24, 2019

Police: Wilmington man robbed Roxborough bank, then went to the bar

A 53-year-old man was arrested in connection with the robbery, and the money was recovered

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Roxborough robbery peck miller's bar Screenshot/Google Street View

The view of Peck Miller's Bar from Ridge Avenue, where police say they arrested a Wilmington man in connection with a bank robbery shortly after the robbery occurred.

A Wilmington, Delaware, man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a bank robbery in Roxborough. Police found the suspect in an unusual location: a nearby bar.

Officers were called to the DNB Bank on Ridge Avenue just after 2 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a man robbing the bank at point of demand note, according to Philadelphia police.

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When officers were surveying the area, they received a tip claiming the suspect was in Peck Miller's Bar, an establishment about 250 feet down the street from the bank.

When officers arrived at the bar, they found the suspect and arrested him.

The money taken during the robbery was recovered, according to police.

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Police declined to release the suspect's name.

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