Alleged serial bank robber found in Bucks Co. motel

August 1, 2011 11:22:42 AM PDT
The man wanted for a bank robbery spree that began a week after his release from prison is back in police custody.

Police found John Digman staying at an unidentified motel along Route 1 in Bensalem on Sunday night.

Officers say when they approached Digman he resisted arrest and was actually detained by a police K-9.

Digman has been turned over to federal custody.

Digman was released from prison on July 2nd after serving a lengthy prison term for a string of bank robberies.

Officials with the FBI say he went back to his old ways about a week later by trying to hold up the Bank of America on East Allegheny.

In all, he was wanted for a total of 8 bank robberies in Philadelphia over the past three weeks.