An arrest warrant was issued against the accused of bank robbery


Fairview Township, Luzerne County (WBRE/WYOU) An arrest warrant has been issued for a man who police say robbed a Luzerne County bank.

The Fairview Township Police Department says its officers were called to a report of a robbery at Mountain Top PNC Bank on Friday at 10:43 a.m.

Investigators say they spoke with bank employees who described the suspect and provided a video of him robbing the bank.

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Upon viewing the video, officers were able to identify the suspect as 40-year-old Christopher J. Quinlan, of Mountain Top, due to previous encounters with him.

According to police, the video showed Quinlan leaving the scene in a white Nissan Versa with registration PA LZW8698.

Authorities issued an arrest warrant for Quinlan.

Anyone with any information about the robbery or Quinlan’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Fairview Township Police Department at 570-474-9683 or by calling 911.

A second crime scene was established at 1 Arthur Circle in Fairview Township.

According to our newsgathering partners at the Times Leader Media Group, police told them this second scene is believed to be connected to the bank robbery.

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