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Police arrest Summerville bank robbery suspect in Massachusetts

Police arrest Summerville bank robbery suspect in Massachusetts

From our News Partners at WCBD-TV:

SUMMERVILLE, SC - Police have arrested 28-year-old Brian Stephen Dyer in connection with the December 23 TD Bank robbery in Summerville.

An investigation into the December 23 armed robbery led detectives to identify Dyer as a suspect.  Authorities believed Dyer left the Lowcountry soon after the robbery for either Rhode Island or Massachusetts.

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Investigators were able to locate Dyer in the Seekonk, Massachusetts area.  The SEMLEC (Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council) SWAT team, with the assistance of the Seekonk, MA. Police Department and the FBI were able to take Dyer into custody at approximately 3:39 a.m. New Year's Day.

Dyer has been booked in the New Bedford House of Corrections on a $1 million cash bond awaiting extradition to Dorchester County.

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