Task Force Arrests Bank Robbery Suspect

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Columbus, OH
– United States Marshal Peter Tobin is pleased to
announce Lloyd Christian was arrested on May 20, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio.
The Jefferson County Municipal Court charged Christian with Aggravated
Robbery charges. These charges stem from an incident occurring on or
about May 3, 2021, where Christian allegedly brandished a firearm inside
a bank within the City of Steubenville, Ohio.

The United States Marshals Service Mountain State
Fugitive Task Force in the State of West Virginia adopted the fugitive
investigation at the request of the Steubenville Police Department. U.S.
Marshals Task Force and Steubenville investigators believed Christian
fled the Jefferson, Ohio area. Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension
Strike Team (SOFAST) then arrested Lloyd in the 300 Block of Grenadine
Way, Columbus, Ohio. Christian was then transported to the Franklin
County Jail.

Columbus SOFAST is a fugitive-focused, U.S.
Marshals Service-led task force consisting of local, state and federal
authorities including the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Columbus
Division of Police, Cambridge Police Department, Delaware County
Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Hocking County Sheriff’s
Office, Lancaster Police Department, Delaware County Probation, Ohio
Attorney General Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Ohio State Highway
Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, United States Secret
Service, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and
Zanesville Police Department.

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Anyone with information on any fugitive may send
an anonymous tip to the Marshals by texting the keyword SOFAST and their
message to 847411 (tip411). Anonymous web tips can also be submitted
through the U.S. Marshals’ website at


Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.


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