Two Lancaster County men indicted on bank robbery charges

Two Lancaster County men were indicted Thursday on charges of robbing at Shillington bank, and one for attempting to rob a York County bank, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Kyle Costello, 27, and Matthew Hill, 29, both of Lancaster County, were charged with conspiracy to commit armed bank robbery, armed bank robbery, carrying and using a firearm during an in relation to a crime of violence, and aiding and abetting, the release states.

Hill also is charged with attempted bank robbery.

The men entered the National Penn Bank on Lancaster Pike in Shillington on Nov. 7 and robbed it at gunpoint, officials said. Hill tried to rob the Susquehanna Bank on East Market Street in York, the release stated.

If convicted, they face a maximum sentence of life in prison and a $1 million fine.

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