TAMPA, Fla. -Timothy Paul Longworth, 43, of Tampa, has pleaded guilty to bank robbery.
Longworth faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
According to court documents, at approximately 9 a.m. on July 8, 2022, Longworth entered a bank on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa, jumped over the teller’s counter, and demanded that the bank’s employees open their cash drawers.
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After obtaining approximately $4,000 from the bank, Longworth fled the scene and escaped in a van driven by an indicted co-conspirator, John Kennedy Braun. Braun is awaiting trial for his alleged role in the robbery.
An indictment is merely a formal charge that a defendant has committed one or more violations of federal criminal law. Every defendant is presumed innocent unless, and until, proven guilty.
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