Abilene bank robbery suspect pleads not guilty

ABILENE, Texas -

The man accused of robbing an Abilene bank was arraigned Wednesday in Lubbock federal court.

Jacob Alan Powell plead not guilty to one count of aggravated robbery in connection with the July 8th hold-up of the Citybank location on South 14th street.

A magistrate set a trial date of September 3.

Powell was arrested when his father notified authorities that he recognized his son from surveillance pictures of the robbery being aired on Abilene TV stations.

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