Ross Township police were first to stop and detain a bank robbery suspect Wednesday afternoon.
The officers spotted Nathaniel Washington, 36, of Perry North, at Ivory and Rodenbaugh Avenue. Washington matched the description of a suspect wanted for holding up the First First Niagara Bank on the 4000 block of Perrysville Avenue, according to a statement by Pittsburgh Police.
Pittsburgh police arrived and took Washington into custody.
Police recovered a knife, two baby food jars filled with gasoline, shrapnel, and all of the money taken from the bank.
Washington is charged with felony counts of arson, causing or risking a catastrophe, and robbery.
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