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Suspected Allen Twp. bank robber taken into custody

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by Susan Bryant sbryant@tnonline.com in Police Log

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, took a 19-year-old man into custody Jan. 29 in connection with the Jan. 26 bank robbery in Allen Township.

Police allege Dylan James Karba, whose last known address is Philadelphia, was the man who entered the First Northern Bank and Trust, 1449 Nor-Bath Blvd., Allen Township, at 1:35 p.m. on that day.

According to police, Karba allegedly left the bank with money after passing a note to a bank teller. He then fled the area to the west of the bank toward Northampton Borough on foot.

Karba was charged with robbery, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

According to police, at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 29, he was at the Northampton County Booking Center awaiting his preliminary arraignment.