CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A man and a woman have been charged with robbing a bank Thursday morning at Somerset Plaza near Charles Town, W.Va., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said.
Reginald Andre Taylor, 48, of 3801 Kenworth Ave. in Bladensburg, Md., was charged with bank robbery, according to a sheriff’s office news release.
Yolanda Rochelle Armstrong, 39, of the same address, was charged with accessory after the fact.
Deputies said they were called to a bank robbery in progress shortly after 9 a.m. at the MVB East Bank at 88 Somerset Blvd. As police were on their way to the scene, dispatchers said the alleged robber, who was wearing a yellow safety vest, escaped on a bicycle before he jumped into a maroon Toyota with Maryland license plates.
Witnesses said the car was driven by a female.
Capt. Robbie Roberts of the Ranson Police Department spotted the Toyota about four minutes after the 911 center received the first call at 9:16 a.m., police said.