Sheffield Lake Bank Robbery Suspect Charged, Additional Charges Pending


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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Bank robbery charges have been filed against 38-year-old Robert F. Starnes, Junior.

This, after the Sheffield Lake man allegedly robbed the Chase Bank on East Lake Road on July 21st.

Starnes faces pending bank robbery charges in the following robberies: Lorain National Bank, 4293 N. Ridge Road, Sheffield Township, Ohio on June 28, 2010; and the FirstMerit Bank, 160 Cleveland Avenue, Amherst, Ohio on July 16, 2010.

These bank robberies were investigated by the Amherst Police Department, Sheffield Lake Police Department, Lorain County Sheriff's Department and the Elyria Resident Agency of the FBI.

Starnes faces up to 25-years imprisonment.

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