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ARREST MADE IN STATE STREET BANK ROBBERY

July 17, 2019

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION 19-054 
 
For Immediate Release                                                                        July 17, 2019  
 
ALBANY, NY – A 30-year-old Latham man has been charged in connection with a bank robbery that occurred Monday on State Street. 
 
William Panten was arrested following an investigation by members of the Albany Police Department. 
 
On Monday, July 15, 2019 at approximately 2:00 p.m., Panten entered Capital Bank, located at 132 State Street and demanded money from the teller. The teller complied and Panten fled the bank with an undetermined amount of cash. 
 
No injuries were reported and no weapons were displayed or implied during the robbery. 
 
Panten has been charged with Robbery 3rd and Grand Larceny 3rd. 
 
He was arraigned this morning in the Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.  
 
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