Arrest made in Philadelphia Bank Robbery

By: Tyler Helms
By: Tyler Helms

Philadelphia police have charged a man in the Friday morning robbery of a Merchants and Farmers Bank in downtown Philadelphia.

Cozell Lyons was charged Saturday with one county of armed robbery and one county of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Lyons was identified from a surveillance camera at the Merchants and Farmers Bank which was robbed at about 8:30 Friday morning.

Authorities recovered over $3,000 of the stolen $5,000.


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