West York bank robbery suspect arrested

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Scott Evan Vosburgh

WEST YORK, Pa. –West York Police arrested the man they say robbed the M&T Bank, located at 1401 W. Market St., yesterday afternoon.  Police responded to the bank at 3:13pm Monday. The suspect approached a bank teller, produced a note demanding money from the teller, then fled to the rear of the bank on foot. No weapons were displayed or reported. A physical description of the suspect was broadcasted over the radio. A witness who overheard the radio broadcast then saw a man matching the description attempting to hide in yards and in shrubs in the vicinity of the Viking Athletic Association, 318 N. Adams St. The witness then flagged down police officers who had responded to assist in this search. Officers cornered the suspect in a dumpster, leased by the Viking Athletic Association. The suspect, identified as Scott Evan Vosburgh, was taken into custody at 3:33 PM (20 minutes after the initial robbery call.) All of the stolen money, the demand note and other items were also recovered discarded nearby by officers. Vosburgh, 28, formerly from the Bethlehem area. An outstanding arrest warrant was also issued against Vosburgh, from Lehigh County, for failing to register as a sex offender. Vosburgh was arraigned by the duty magistrate for the criminal charges of Felony Robbery of a Financial Institution, Theft and Receiving Stolen Property, and his bail was set at $200,000. At the time of this release, Vosburgh was at Central Booking awaiting transport to the York County Prison.