Williamstown man indicted for bank robbery

Matthew Grant (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Matthew Grant (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A Williamstown man has been indicted in federal court for robbing a Crescent Springs bank in May of this year.

A federal grand jury in Covington returned the indictment on Thursday that charges Matthew L. Grant, 28, with one count of bank robbery.

The indictment alleges that on May 9, Grant robbed the Heritage Bank in Crescent Springs using force, violence and intimidation. The investigation preceding the indictment was conducted by the FBI and the Erlanger Police Department.

Grant's appearance before the United States District Court has not yet been set by the court in Covington. If convicted, Grant faces a maximum prison sentence of 20 years.

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