Arrest in $700,000 armored car holdup - Philadelphia News

November 17, 2008 11:28:59 AM PST
Harry Jackson, 24, of North Philadelphia is under arrest. Jackson was allegedly one of two men who pulled off a $700,000 armed robbery of a Dunbar armored car on Friday, around 9 a.m. The armored car was making a delivery at a check cashing facility at 2700 South Randolph Street, Philadelphia at the time of the robbery.

Police are also trying to find Jeffrey Prout, 20, of North Philadelphia. He's described as:

  • 6'0" tall
  • 225 pounds
  • Prout should be considered armed and dangerous
Police say Harry Jackson remained outside the check cashing facility while Prout, armed with a handgun, entered with the Dunbar guard. Prout forced the guard to the ground and took the delivery bag containing the cash.

Dunbar, in conjunction with Lloyd's of London insurance, has offered a reward in the amount of $40,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators and the recovery of the stolen funds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact either the FBI information can be provided anonymously.

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