Georgia Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

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Authorities in Burlington have arrested two men wanted for an armed bank robbery in the town of Georgia.

Burlington Police and U.S. Marshals arrested 30-year-old Michael Haines of St. Albans and 37-year-old Timothy Bentley of Swanton Wednesday morning after a short chase.

Haines is accused of robbing the People’s Trust Bank on Monday afternoon and making off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is expected to be arraigned on charges of assault and robbery. Bentley will be charged with being an accessory.

Vermont State Police say tips from the public helped lead to their arrests.

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