FBI agents arrest bank robbery suspect, Ronald Lomax, Jr.

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Federal Court documents show that one man has been arrested for two bank robberies five weeks apart at the same bank branch.

FBI agents arrested Ronald Lomax, Jr.  He is charged with both the November 21st and the December 28th robberies at the Northwest Savings Bank on Liberty Street in Erie. 

Lomax is charged with both robberies and with illegally possessing a gun he’s not allowed to own as a convicted felon.  And, court documents show that police were able to obtain a search warrant of Lomax’s home and car and the weapon was found in the car.

Those documents also show that Lomax made off with about $11,000 from both hold-ups.  

During a brief hearing, Lomax has requested and has been granted a public defender.

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