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Bank robbery suspected arrested

Police say bank robbery suspect, Ryan Palmer, 23, of Littlestown has been taken into custody.  Palmer was wanted in last Tuesday’s armed robbery of Adams County National Bank in Littlestown. Palmer was arrested yesterday.

In addition to bank robbery charges, Palmer is being held at Adams County Prison on a parole detainer in lieu of $50,000 bail.

A manhunt for an Adams County man wanted in an armed bank robbery.  It happened at about 10:53 am this morning at the Adams County National Bank along the 400 block of West King Street in Littlestown Borough.

Police Chief Charles Kellar said the suspect walked into the bank and handed a teller a note indicating he had a gun in his pocket and to do as the note said and empty the cash drawer.  The teller did as instructed. The suspect then ran away.

Chief Kellar also said thanks to bank surveillance cameras, and police records, the suspect was quickly identified as Ryan Palmer, 23, of 23 South Queen Street, Littlestown.

Palmer should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.  Anyone who may know of Palmer’s whereabouts is asked to contact police.  Littlestown Police were assisted in the investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.