Posted by on May 15, 2021 1:52 pm

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A North Carolina man didn’t get very far after he allegedly robbed the Wells Fargo Bank outside Pottsville on Friday.

According to a report from the Reading Eagle, 29-year-old Manasseh Corder, of Greensboro, NC, was spotted by police behind the Weis Markets shortly after a person matching his description reportedly robbed the bank location at the Pottsville Park Plaza in Norwegian Township.

The incident happened around 11 a.m. Friday. Corder allegedly told police he was homeless and that’s why he robbed the bank, according to the Eagle report.

When police arrested Corder, he was in possession of the stolen money, they say.

Court records show that Corder was taken into custody by State Police in Schuylkill Haven. He was arraigned before District Judge David Plachko and sent to Schuylkill County Prison on $250,000 bail.

He’s being charged with 3 felony robbery counts, a misdemeanor weapons possession, and a felony terroristic threats charge. It’s unclear what type of weapon Corder had on him at the time.

Now, what was a “homeless” North Carolina man doing in Pottsville? That may have something to do with his recent past. Stop us if you heard this one but back in September 2018 …

Corder, according to a report from WLOS-TV was arrested in Asheville, NC, for … you guessed it … allegedly robbing a Wells Fargo bank there, too.

Like on Friday, Corder was arrested just a few minutes after that reported robbery, too.

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2 responses to “Homeless” North Carolina Man Suspected in Wells Fargo Bank Robbery at Pottsville Plaza

  1. PTFloridians May 15th, 2021 at 5:44 pm

    The word “homeless” has been hijacked mostly, by the lazy bums who feel its their right to victimize and pillage whatever they see fit, in their minds. A job, a feeling of self worth and doing right, goes a long way.
    …only YOU hold the key to change. No one else can do it for you…they can encourage you and help you, but not do it for you…


  2. Kim Groff May 16th, 2021 at 4:47 pm

    We used to call them ‘Bums’, aka useless lazy people sucking off of societies working citizens…It will not change one bit in this case, as he will get three squares a day, and shelter on our taxpayer dime….POS!!


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