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Bank robber sentenced 30 years

Charles James Skolnick robbed a Centerstage Bank in 2015

Charles Skolnick, 40, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a 2015 Centerstage Bank robbery
Charles Skolnick, 40, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a 2015 Centerstage Bank robbery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The man arrested for a 2015 bank robbery was sentenced Friday.

Charles James Skolnick, 40, was sentenced to 30 years in prison as a habitual felony offender and prison release re-offender for his conviction of robbery.

In October 2015, Skolnick entered the Centerstate Bank on King Street and approached one of the bank tellers. The defendant then handed the teller a note stating that he was robbing the bank and demanded $100 bills. After the teller gave him some cash, Skolnick fled the scene.