East Texas man pleads guilty to June bank robbery

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:42am

A 52-year-old Atlanta man has pleaded guilty to bank robbery, according to U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Robin Marion Allen pleaded guilty to bank robbery Tuesday before Judge Roy S. Payne.

According to information presented in court, on June 25, 2012, Allen borrowed a car and drove to the Wells Fargo Bank on East Main Street in Atlanta. He approached a bank teller and gave them a hand-written note with instructions to fill a black bag with cash. The teller placed $1,944 in the bag and returned it to the robber.

Allen was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 11, 2012 and charged with bank robbery.

Allen faces up to 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not been set.
 

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