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Bank teller charged in home invasion of a customer who made large withdrawal

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A financial institution teller in Maryland has been charged in reference to a home invasion on the residence of a customer who withdrew large sum of cash, Maryland authorities mentioned.

A 78-year-old man instructed investigators he answered his door round 8:30 p.m. Monday and an unknown male pressured his method inside, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release shared on their Facebook page. The intruder assaulted the person till a relative, a 57-year-old lady, intervened, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.

The suspect ran upstairs and the girl referred to as police from a close by home. When sheriff’s deputies arrived, the intruder had fled and was not discovered throughout a neighborhood search with the Okay-9 unit, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.

“As the investigation continued, it was determined one of the victims had removed a large amount of money from the bank,” the information launch mentioned. “Detectives gained information identifying a teller at the bank as the suspect.”

Nathan Michael Newell, 19, of Bel Air, was arrested Wednesday on the financial institution, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.

He has been charged with theft, first- and third-degree housebreaking, first- and second-degree assault and home invasion, the information launch mentioned.

Authorities mentioned that each residents suffered accidents. The lady was handled on the scene and the person was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with what are believed to be non-life-threatening accidents.

Michael MacPherson, president and CEO of Freedom Federal Credit Union, confirmed Newell was an worker of the credit score union.

Newell was fired, he mentioned, including vetting procedures whereas hiring Newell met all requirements. Search of on-line databases confirmed he confronted two site visitors circumstances.

“We are shocked and appalled to hear of the events that led to the assault and injury of a longtime member of our credit union,” MacPherson mentioned in a assertion. “Our thoughts go out to him, and his family, during this difficult time.”

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