Story by Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Sandy Giordano
(New Brighton, Pa.) Chritopher Michael Mangelli, 36, Koppel is lodged in Beaver County jail following his arrest for robbing the Huntington Bank in New Brighton. Friday afternoon at 4 p.m.. According to police, Mangelli who was wearing a mask , entered the bank , demanded money from the teller, threat of a weapon was presented, after receiving an undisclosed amount of money.
He fled on foot, video surveillance taken from several blocks in New Brighton revealed the suspect and a vehicle, a grey Nissan Versa. Police located mangelli and the vehicle at Hampton Inn in Cranberry Township they located and detained the vehicle’s owner, and subsequently arrested Mangelli. for the bank robbery.
He waived extradition from Butler Beaver County, according to N.B. Police Chief Ron Walton. He was arraigned on robbery charges before District Justice Ed howe on Saturday Mangelli.was unable to post $75,000 bond and is in the Beaver County Jail.
A preliminary hearing is set for Friday, September 25 in Beaver County Central Court