Police: Muncie man arrested for Richmond robberies

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MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) – Police say they have arrested a man responsible for two robberies in Richmond.

Officials say Kevin Shane Pierce, 38, of Muncie, was arrested Wednesday night in Baltimore, Maryland.

Richmond Police Detectives identified Pierce as the suspect in an armed robbery of a motel and a Richmond bank robbery. Both crimes happened earlier this month.

Police say they found Pierce in a Baltimore motel and that he had a handgun and heroin.

Maryland officers also recovered the car believed to have been used in both robberies.

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