Hillcrest Man Accused of Robbing Bank

Published 08/13 2014 04:25PM

Updated 08/13 2014 05:07PM

A Hillcrest man is accused of robbing the Tioga State Bank branch on Upper Front Street in the Town of Chenango Tuesday afternoon.

The Broome County Sheriff's Office says Mark Cunningham, 55, robbed the bank at around 1:30, taking cash and fleeing in a red SUV.

Shortly after, New York State Police, responding to a description of the vehicle, pulled Cunningham over on Route 11 in the Town of Barker and arrested him.

Police say they found the stolen cash in his vehicle.

Cunningham is charged with robbery.

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