Bank robbery suspect caught in Pennsylvania

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ANNE ARUNDEL, Md.– Anne Arundel Police Department responded to the Hamilton Bank on Jumpers Hole Road in Pasadena for a bank robbery around 3:45 p.m. on Monday.  When police arrived witnesses described a white man in his late 40’s, around 5’6″, 160lbs entered the bank and placed, what he said, was an explosive device on the counter.  He was given an undetermined amount of money and fled the scene in a dark colored vehicle.  The Fire Department examined the device and determined that it was not a bomb.

During the investigation, detectives learned the suspect was Steven Joseph Murn, 48, formerly of Mount Desert Harbour, Pasadena, Md.  The detectives also learned that Murn was possibly headed to Pennsylvania and notified the Pennsylvania State Police of the development.

On Tuesday, PSP located Murn at a diner in Chambersburg, Pa near I-81.  When approached by police, Murn was not cooperative and now faces aggrivated assault, threats, drug possession, and resisting arrest in Pennsylvania.  Armed robbery and threatening to use an explosive device charges were added by Maryland and Anne Arundel County is seeking extradition.

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