Po­lice nab se­rial bank rob­ber

The Southern Berks News - - LOCAL NEWS - By Eric De­vlin ede­vlin@21st-cen­tu­ry­media.com @Eric_Devlin on Twit­ter

A man be­lieved to be re­spon­si­ble for a string of bank rob­beries, in­clud­ing one last week in Berks County, has been charged, au­thor­i­ties con­firmed Thurs­day.

Ex­eter Town­ship Po­lice say 34-year-old Ni­cholas Joseph Casaburri al­legedly robbed the Cus­tomers Bank Sept. 17 at ap­prox­i­mately 11:20 a.m. No one was hurt in the crime, but the sus­pect did dis­play a hand­gun.

Casaburri, whose last known ad­dress was 288 Swan St. Prov­i­dence, R.I., is sus­pected of com­mit­ting a string of bank rob­beries in Penn­syl­va­nia and New Jersey, po­lice said.

In their in­ves­ti­ga­tion, Ex­eter de­tec­tives co­or­di­nated with the Cam­den County New Jersey Pros­e­cu­tor’s Of­fice and sev­eral other lo­cal and fed­eral law en­force­ment agen­cies, af­ter they de­ter­mined that Casaburri had al­legedly robbed a bank in Glouces­ter Town­ship, N.J. as well.

Casaburri was taken into cus­tody by the U.S. Mar­shals Ser­vice Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon in the Philadel­phia area.

He faces rob­bery and re­lated charges.

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