Alleged bank robber found in dumpster
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 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.
• 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.
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.
West Goshen police have asked for the public’s help in identifying the suspects pictured above.
Tredyffrin police said they found the alleged bank robber hiding in a dumpster.
West Goshen police also have asked the public to help identify the vehicle in this image.