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Trenton bank robbery suspect now charged with 2nd area robbery

UPDATE @ 2:20 p.m.

Dustin F. Pederson, charged with robbing a Trenton bank, is also a suspect in Friday’s robbery of a West Chester Twp. bank.

West Chester Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Dustin F. Pedersen in connection with the Dec. 22 aggravated robbery of US Bank in West Chester.

Pedersen is currently incarcerated at the Middletown Jail for his arrest in Trenton on a similar bank robbery.

The robbery occurred around 9:30 Friday morning at US Bank, 7797 Tyler’s Place Blvd. Employees of the bank stated a white male subject entered the bank and presented a note to the teller that demanded money.

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INITIAL REPORT

A 36-year-old Trenton man accused of robbing a Trenton bank will be back in court this week.

Trenton police arrested Dustin F. Pedersen, of the 400 block of North Miami Street, for a robbery at the Fifth Third Bank on Dec. 16.

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He is housed on the Middletown City Jail in lieu of $250,000 bond that was set during arraignment Saturday in Middletown Municipal Court.

A preliminary hearing has been set for Pedersen, who is charged with aggravated robbery, on Friday afternoon.

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Police issued a search warrant and uncovered “items” that allegedly connected Pedersen to the robbery, said Lt. David Rosenfelder. He did not say what items were found.

On Friday morning, the US Bank on Tylers Place Boulevard was robbed and the suspect was wearing a Titleist golf hat.

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