Man arrested in connection with bank robberies

March 25, 2009 3:55:24 PM PDT
A Woodlands man has been arrested in connection with at least two recent bank robberies in south Montgomery County.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office arrested Richard Brent Prieto, 24, Monday. He is believed to be responsible for the February robberies at the Wachovia Bank located in the 10000 block of Woodlands Parkway and at the Chase Bank located at 8201 Kuykendahl.

Prieto has been charged with two counts of aggravated robbery.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case and trying to determine if he is connected to other recent robberies.

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