Lockport man allegedly robbed four banks

Posted at 1:49 PM, Jan 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-26 13:49:44-05

A Lockport man is charged with robbing two banks in Monroe County, a bank downstate, and a bank in Erie, Pa.

David Foltz, 34, allegedly held up the Canandaigua National Bank and Trust in Rochester last August. In this robbery, Foltz allegedly displayed a device with green buttons and black wires, as well as a blank handgun, and made off with cash.

Then three months later, he’s accused of trying to hold up the Chase Bank in Brockport. But prosecutors say Foltz became agitated and got out of the teller line.

He then came back 30 minutes later and when a teller noticed a gun handle, the teller activated an alarm. Foltz reportedly ended up leaving with nothing after he guessed correctly that the alarm had been activated.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Foltz also robbed banks in Brooklyn and Erie, Pa.

Foltz was arrested Tuesday and charged with bank robbery and attempted bank robbery. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.




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