Bank Robbery



UPDATE: Nathan Griggs was identified as the suspect in this bank robbery. A warrant was obtained for his arrest and he was taken into custody during the early morning hours of July 17th in Baltimore County Maryland. Authorities were alerted as to his location through a tipster. Baltimore County Police collaborated with Swatara Township Police via telephone, and ultimately took Griggs into custody. He is currently being securely held and is awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania.


Swatara Township Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on 7/13/17 at 2:45 PM at the First National Bank located at 4250 Derry Street, Harrisburg PA. The suspect entered the bank and demanded cash; no weapon was displayed. He fled from the bank on foot after he received an undetermined amount of cash. Several police officers responded to the location but were unable to locate the suspect. The Harrisburg Bureau of Police canine unit and the Pennsylvania State Police aerial unit assisted with the search. The suspect was described as a bald black male in his 40's or 50's wearing gray shorts and a blue tank top. No one was injured during this incident.

Anyone with information relative to this robbery is asked to call the Swatara Township Police at 717-564-2550. You may also submit a tip online at You may remain anonymous if you so desire.

Thursday, July 13, 2017
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