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Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested in Pennsylvania | Crime

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Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested in Pennsylvania

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Woodstock police investigators were notified on Sept. 15 that Matthew Belcher, 38, the suspect identified in the robbery of a local Wachovia Bank, was arrested without incident by the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department in Pennsylvania.

The original incident occured on Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m., when Woodstock police responded to a robbery at the Wachovia Bank at 12172 Highway 92, Woodstock, 30188. According to bank officials, the suspect entered the bank at approximately 4:55 p.m. He approached the teller, presented a note demanding a specific amount of money and threatened to harm employees and customers. He fled the bank in a gold Dodge Neon with New Jersey license plates.

Belcher, of Kennesaw, Georgia, will be held in Pennsylvania on fugitive warrants until extradition orders can be obtained.

He is charged with armed robbery.