UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in bank, fast food, and icecream shop robbery in Hagerstown


Update: Hagerstown Police Department put out a media release about a robbery at the M& T Bank on Tuesday.

Hagerstown Police Department and The Hagerstown City Fire Marshal’s office have arrested 49-year-old Michael Anthony Carotenuto for his connection to the robbery of Dairy Queen, Taco Bell, and M&T Bank.

Officers responded to a robbery in progress at the Dairy Queen located at 821 Dual Highway around 5:53 pm, shortly after Carotenuto allegedly robbed a Taco Bell near the Dairy Queen. The following day around 12:12 pm Carotenuto allegedly robbed the M&T Bank at Dual Highway.

Carotenuto was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday around 4:22 pm. by the Hagerstown Police Department and The Hagerstown City Fire Marshall.

Carotenuto is currently being held without bond at The Washington County Detention Center. Carotenuto has been charged with three counts of armed robbery, three counts of robbery, three counts of arson/threat, three counts of false statement destructive device, two counts of phoney destructive device, and two counts of threats of mass violence.

Michael Anthony Carotenuto


Update: WDVM just contacted Lt. Rebecca Fetchu, investigative Service Commander of Hagerstown Police Department, she said the investigation is still ongoing but they do have a suspect.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Hagerstown Police Department are investigating an Robbery at M&T bank on Dual Highway that happened Tuesday around 12:30 p.m.

Police say there was an “emergency situation” at the bank but have not disclosed any further information. This is a developing story that will be updated as we learn more from police.

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