Boston Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Hyde Park Savings Bank in November of Last Year
Andrew Higgins, 44, faces up to 20 years in federal prison.
Boston resident Andrew Higgins pled guilty and was convicted of robbing the Hyde Park Savings Bank in November of last year, and could serve up to 20 years in federal prison.
According to an FBI press release, Higgins, 44, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns to the November 3, 2010, robbing of the Centre Street bank.
Higgins was quickly caught after he robbed the bank wearing a blue sweatshirt and black ski mask after he fled to a getaway vehicle outside.
Bank personnel reported the vehicle’s make, model and license plate. Police located the vehicle and the driver, who was detained and not charged. Higgins was found a short time later getting out of a cab on Savin Hill Avenue in Dorchester, and was caught after a short foot chase. After being advised of his Miranda rights, Higgins, who had in his possession a blue sweatshirt and $2,594, admitted to his involvement in the robbery.
Higgins is scheduled to be sentenced on October 21, and faces up to 20 years in federal prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. He may also be fined up to $250,000, and be ordered to pay back the Hyde Park Savings Bank.