Sunday, November 29, 2015

Bank robber in Bensalem nabbed by Parx Casino security, reports say


An alleged robber who fled a bank on Street Road in Bensalem this afternoon was reportedly caught minutes later at Parx Casino nearby after alert witnesses followed him there, according to initial reports.

The witnesses who followed the suspect to the casino a few blocks away then alerted security officers there who held the alleged robber until Bensalem police arrived shortly before 2:30 p.m., the Breaking News Network reported. A Bensalem police sergeant said he would be able to provide details of the incident shortly.

The initial bank robbery reportedly took place at the TD Bank branch in the 2700 block of Street Road. Parx Casino is in the 2900 block of the busy Bucks County thoroughfare. The Breaking News Network also reported the robbery that occurred at about 2 p.m. was the second bank robbery on Street Road in Bensalem today.

Contact Brian X. McCrone at 215-854-2267 or Follow @brianxmccrone on Twitter.

Contact the Breaking News Desk at 215-854-2443; Follow @phillynews on Twitter.

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