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Former Bridgeport man admits to Connecticut bank robbery spree

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A former man from Bridgeport faces up to 25 years in prison after admitting to a bank robbery spree throughout Connecticut.

According to federal prosecutors, Bryce Laister pleaded guilty to a single count, but admittded to robbing a total of five banks, ending in June of 2017.

Laister was arrested following a two-hour long armed standoff with Stratford police.

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