Smithfield bank robbery suspect in jail

Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla has confirmed that a suspect is in custody in connection with a bank robbery today.

The robbery took place at U.S. Bank, located near the intersection of Price Street and Ohio 152 in Smithfield. The bank is also near the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department.

The sheriff’s office has not released the suspect’s name , but said the he was apprehended in Beatty Park.

Please read Tuesday’s Times Leader for an update.