Birmingham man indicted for bank robbery

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham man has been charged in connection with the robbery of a Birmingham bank last month.

U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, in a statement Tuesday to FOX6 News, said Quinton Duwan Posey, 27, was indicted Tuesday morning by a federal grand jury in connection with the June 10 robbery of Regions Bank in downtown Birmingham.

Vance said the indictment charged Posey with robbing the bank, "by force and violence and by intimidation."

"Our financial institutions, the people who work within them and the customers who depend on them must be protected," Vance said in the statement. "Bank robbery is a serious crime. We answer it with stern prosecution."

Vance said the bank robbery charge carries a maximum prison sentence of 20 years.

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