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Oct 27, 2016 3:14 PM

Man pleads guilty to 6 bank robberies in NH and Vermont

The Associated Press

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man has pleaded guilty to committing six bank robberies and other crimes in Vermont and New Hampshire last year.

READ: Man wanted for armed robberies in NH and VT turns himself in to police

Matthew Martin from the Springfield, Vt. area will be sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Prosecutors said Thursday that Martin committed armed robberies of a People's United Bank in Brattleboro and the Heritage Family Credit Union in Ludlow in December of 2015 while using a BB gun.

Police say Martin surrendered on outstanding arrest warrants. He was charged with committing armed robberies of a Mascoma Savings Bank in Charlestown, NH; a TD Bank North in Loudon, NH; and a gas station in Ludlow, Vt.; as well as robberies of the Windsor County South Credit Union and a Citizens Bank in Springfield, Vt. and a pharmacy in Bellows Falls, Vt.

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