FBI: Spike In Bank Robberies Linked To Opioid Epidemic

cbslocal.com - 02-07


PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation says the recent spike in bank robberies in the area is linked to the opioid epidemic. According to the FBI, 26 robberies have been reported in the last four months, compared to 19 from last year, and a large majority of the bank robberies happen in Allegheny County and the surrounding counties.