Dad wrestles bank robbery suspect

June 18, 2009 10:40:49 AM PDT
A Pennsylvania man who was playing volleyball with his 9-year-old daughter has helped police wrestle down a bank robbery suspect. Thirty-eight-year-old Gilberto Quinones was outside his ex-wife's home in east Allentown with his daughter Olivia on Wednesday morning when he saw an Allentown police officer pull up in his cruiser and order a man to the ground at gunpoint.

Quinones says the suspect put up his hands and walked toward the officer, but then started fighting with him. Quinones told his daughter to go in the garage and ran across the street to help the officer.

Police say 39-year-old Richard Cepress robbed a Wachovia bank. He now faces charges of robbery, theft, receiving stolen property and resisting arrest.

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