Riverfront Federal Credit Union in Reading robbed

Suspect, Alhaji Sarr-Daffee, arrested shortly after holdup, police say

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Published: Aug 21 2013 03:05:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 21 2013 06:01:29 PM EDT
Alhaji Sarr-Daffee
READING, Pa. -

A suspect is in custody in the robbery of a credit union in Reading, police said.

The holdup happened shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverfront Federal Credit Union at 430 S. 4th St.

A man handed a teller a note demanding money and then took off with cash, police said.

The suspect, identified as Alhaji Sarr-Daffee, was later apprehended at South 5th and Chestnut streets, but not before he pushed an officer, police said.