Al­leged bank rob­ber found in dump­ster

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - FRONT PAGE - Staff Re­port

Po­lice have ar­rested and charged a man in con­nec­tion with an al­leged rob­bery of a bank in Tredyf­frin.

TREDYF­FRIN >> Po­lice have ar­rested and charged a man in con­nec­tion with an al­leged rob­bery of the Wells Fargo Bank in the 100 block of East Lan­caster Av­enue on Mon­day shortly be­fore 5 p.m.

Ola­jide “Jimmy” Agoro, Jr., 20, of Philadel­phia, was iden­ti­fied by po­lice as the al­leged sus­pect.

Po­lice re­ceived re­ports of a man who re­port­edly handed a bank teller a note stat­ing he had a gun on him, but fled the scene be­fore the po­lice ar­rived.

Po­lice said they re­cov­ered a wig, among other items the sus­pect used, nearby.

Wil­lis­town, East­town, and Malvern po­lice of­fi­cers as­sisted Tredyf­frin po­lice. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, wit­nesses told them a man who matched the de­scrip­tion of the sus­pect was seen run­ning down the rail lines. Po­lice said they in­ves­ti­gated the area and found Agoro al­legedly hid­ing in a dump­ster near the rail line.

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing.

Po­lice said Agoro had his pre­lim­i­nary ar­raign­ment by video be­fore Mag­is­te­rial District Judge Scott Massey, and was re­manded to the Chester County Prison.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, his pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing is sched­uled for Friday at 9 a.m. be­fore Mag­is­te­rial District Judge Anal­isa Son­der­gaard.

West Goshen

West Goshen po­lice have asked for the pub­lic’s as­sis­tance in find­ing two peo­ple for sus­pected in­volve­ment in an Oct. 13 theft shortly be­fore 1 p.m.

Po­lice posted to Face­book im­ages of two peo­ple sus­pected of steal­ing a wal­let from a wo­man’s purse at the Pan­era Bread in the 1100 block of West Chester Pike.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, her wal­let was stolen while she was hav­ing lunch and within 30 min­utes, her credit cards were used at sev­eral stores in Ex­ton, Down­ing­town and Coatesville.

Po­lice also in­cluded an im­age of the sus­pect’s ve­hi­cle, and noted the dif­fer­ent color of the left front quar­ter panel.

Po­lice ask any­one with in­for­ma­tion to call the town­ship po­lice depart­ment at 610-696-7400.

Parkes­burg

• An­gel L. Vega, 23, of Coatesville, has been charged with at­tempt­ing to pur­chase a firearm and pro-

vid­ing false in­for­ma­tion on re­quired pa­per­work dur­ing a back­ground check, po­lice said. He was ar­raigned Oct. 12 be­fore Mag­is­te­rial District Judge Nancy Gill and re­leased on $25,000 un­se­cured bail.

• Tiera N. Dal­ton, 24, of Sads­bury, was charged with drug pos­ses­sion and re­lated of­fenses fol­low­ing a traf­fic vi­o­la­tion on Oct. 15 along West First Av­enue, po­lice said. She was re­leased pend­ing a sum­mons.

• Ter­ron L. Goins, 18, of Coatesville, was charged with theft and re­lated of­fenses af­ter Goins en­tered a West First Av­enue busi­ness on Sept. 25 and re­port­edly re­moved money from a safe, po­lice said.

West White­land

Ni­cholas Lusby, 32, of Coatesville, was charged with forgery, theft by de­cep­tion, and re­ceiv­ing stolen prop­erty by po­lice on Sept. 11. The charges against him have since been with­drawn.

FACE­BOOK PHOTO — WEST GOSHEN PO­LICE DEPART­MENT

West Goshen po­lice have asked for the pub­lic’s help in iden­ti­fy­ing the sus­pects pic­tured above.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO — TREDYF­FRIN PO­LICE DEPART­MENT

Tredyf­frin po­lice said they found the al­leged bank rob­ber hid­ing in a dump­ster.

FACE­BOOK PHOTO — WEST GOSHEN PO­LICE DEPART­MENT

West Goshen po­lice also have asked the pub­lic to help iden­tify the ve­hi­cle in this im­age.

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