Acting U.S. Attorney William F. Sweeney Jr. announced Thursday a man was arrested and charged in connection with a spree of bank robberies, involving seven Manhattan banks.
Forty-seven-year-old Jamie Frierson of New York, New York allegedly robbed a bank on the upper West Side of Manhattan around 3 p.m. on August 29, 2017. Frierson told the teller he was armed and demanded money. After collecting more than $8,000 from the teller, he fled the area. Additionally, Frierson robbed or attempted to rob six other Manhattan banks between August 16 and August 29, 2017, according to court records.
Pfierson was charged with one count of bank robbery, which carries a maximum 20-year imprisonment.