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Bank robber receives sentence for 2017 holdup

The man showed a bb gun and got more than $5,000.

SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. —  A bank robber who was tackled by a customer will spend nine years in prison.

John Ryall was sentenced Thursday for the holdup at Honesdale National Bank near Montdale in 2017.

The man from Simpson showed a bb gun and got more than $5,000.

A bank customer tackled Ryall, grabbed the gun and moneybag.

Ryall ran out the door before police caught him.