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Two Arrested In PNC Bank Robbery

Last updated on Thursday, May 10, 2012

(SEYMOUR) - Seymour police arrested 21-year-old Brittany Engle, of Austin and 23-year-old Franklin Skirvin III, of Lexington, early Tuesday morning in connection with the robbery of a PNC Bank branch.

Engle is charged with robbery and Skirvin is charged with conspiracy to commit robbery. Bond was set at $50,000 each.

Seymour Police Chief Bill Abbott says some of the money thought to have been stolen from the PNC office on East Tipton Street was recovered, No weapons were recovered, although the Engle indicated she was armed when robbing the bank.

A surveillance camera photo of Engle led to a tip in the case. Abbot says a caller identified Engle from a photo posted on the Internet and called the Scott County Sheriff's Department and told them where Engle was.

Abbott says police interviewed the two at the Scott County Jail and they confessed to the crime.

Police are still looking for the man who robbed the Jackson County Bank branch on March 1, on East Tipton Street. The man is white with light brown or dark blonde hair and was wearing a blue denim jacket and a black cap with white lettering. He also had a goatee and partial beard.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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