Hungry bank robber gets state prison

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who was arrested for robbing a western Pennsylvania bank when he stopped to eat biscuits at a nearby restaurant will spend two to four years in prison.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Shane Lindsey, 32, of Arnold, was sentenced by a Westmoreland County judge after pleading guilty.

Lindsey was arrested about 20 minutes after he robbed the Citizens Bank in downtown New Kensington. That’s when witnesses saw a bald man matching Lindsey’s description run toward a restaurant after the heist.

Police knew the business had surveillance video and went inside to view it hoping for clues as to where the suspect went — only to find Lindsey eating at a booth.

Police say Lindsey used the restaurant’s bathroom to discard a coat and hood he wore during the robbery.