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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department

Man Arrested During Bank Robbery on Main St.

On Jan. 29, 2014 at 12:01 p.m. the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department responded to the Chase Bank located at 285 Main St. for a report of a bank robbery in progress, with the suspect still inside. Responding officers set up a perimeter and several officers were able to make entry into the bank and take the suspect into custody.
The suspect, SILVIANO CHRISTMAN, a 20-year-old upstate resident, had entered the bank and handed a teller a note which said that he had a bomb and demanded money. The teller alerted other people in the bank who called the Police. CHRISTMAN is being charged with Attempted Robbery 3rd degree, a class E felony. He is being held pending his arraignment.

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Date: 2:30:50 PM 01/29/2014 CST

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