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New Bedford police searching for bank robbery suspect


robert-dias-new-bedfordOn January 22nd, the Bank 5 located at County St. and Rivet St. was robbed by a lone male. Later that evening, a second robbery occurred at the service desk at Stop and Shop on Dartmouth St.

In both robberies, the suspect claimed to have a gun but none was ever shown.

New Bedford Detectives have obtained warrants for Robert Dias, age 29, with a last known address on Purchase St. in the south end.

Anyone with information on the location of this male is asked to contact Det. William Sauve at 508-991-6300 ext. 130 or leave an ANONYMOUS tip at 508-961-4584.

In the case of an emergency, dial 911.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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One comment

  1. Flippin CREEP!! Get a damn job like the rest of us!! Only losers and druggies do crap like this!!!! So mad that I work my buns off on a daily basis and jerks like this think they can get a free ride. Hope it was worth it! Now us working people can pay for your lame ass to go to jail and get free roo, board and meals!! Sad excuse for a human. I feel bad for yournpoor parent cause im sure as hell they didnt raise you like that. Rant over….

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