Suspect in Newcastle Key Bank robbery arrested

June 23, 2012

NEW — 4:25 p.m. June 23, 2012

The man suspected of robbing the Newcastle branch of Key Bank at about 10:30 a.m. June 14 was arrested June 22, according to statement from Newcastle Police Chief Melinda Irvine.

He is believed to be responsible for two other bank robberies in Mt. Vernon and in Moses Lake.

The FBI Safe Streets Task Force worked immediately following the Newcastle robbery to identify the suspect, locate him and take him into custody.

“Our praise to the FBI for their great work,” Irvine said. “We appreciate their efforts.”

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