Local Man Admits to Robbing Braintree Cooperative Bank

Ryan Patrick Lane robbed banks in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

By Marc Fortier

A man who robbed a Hampton, NH bank1 after threatening a teller with physical force pleaded guilty to that bank robbery and two others on Tuesday. Ryan Patrick Lane, 35 of Charlestown, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to three counts of bank robbery, according to a press release from the U.S.

Attorney’s Office. Lane robbed the TD Bank in Hampton on April 14, 2013, the Rockland Trust Bank in Hingham on March 29, 2013 and the Braintree Cooperative Bank in Quincy on April 25, 2013. In each instance, he entered the bank, approached a teller, handed the teller a note demanding money, and in the Hampton robbery, threatened to kill the teller if she pushed any alarms.

Lane fled on foot after committing each robbery.

Lane faces a statutory maximum sentence of 20 years on each charge, and is scheduled to be sentenced on March 17, 2014.

The case was investigated by the Hampton Police Department, the Hingham Police Department, the Quincy Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


  1. ^ robbed a Hampton, NH bank (hampton-northhampton.patch.com)

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