Milford Police Respond to Bank Robbery

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Re: Robbery 1st Degree, Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4 counts), Aggravated Menacing (9 counts), Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (2 counts), Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited, Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony 2 counts), Offensive Touching and Criminal Mischief Under $1500.On 1/31/11 at approx. 10:11 am, the Milford Police responded to a Bank Robbery that occurred at PNC Bank in the 600 block of N. Dupont Blvd. Police received information that the male suspect in the robbery had fled in a vehicle. Milford Police, Harrington Police and Delaware State Police made contact with the suspect, and the vehicle. Police took him into custody after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident in the area of RT. 13 in Harrington. The suspect was identified as Samuel Jae Evans, 33yo of Harrington. Milford Detectives discovered that Evans had entered the PNC Bank armed with a handgun and wearing a mask. Evans demanded money from two separate employees of the bank but only obtain money from one. Evans pointed the handgun at several customers and employees before firing off a single round from the handgun. No one was hit by the round. Evans fled the bank after obtaining nearly $2000. Evans was also charged by the Harrington Police and the Delaware State Police for his actions following the bank robbery. Evans was charged Robbery 1st Degree, Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4 counts), Aggravated Menacing (9 counts), Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (2 counts), Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited, Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony 2 counts), Offensive Touching and Criminal Mischief Under $1500. Evans was arraigned through JP2 and was committed to SCI in default of $122,000 cash bond.
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