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New Windsor bank robbery suspect arrested in Baltimore

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Union Bridge man in connection with the Sept. 24 New Windsor State Bank robbery, according to a Sheriff's Office news release.

Police arrested 54-year-old Jeffrey Barry Thompson shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday at a Baltimore City Motel 6 after he confessed to committing the robbery earlier that day, according to the release.

Police said the investigation has revealed that a second suspect, identified only as "Deanna," drove Thompson from Baltimore to the bank to commit the robbery and that she is the suspect in the Sept. 18 robbery of the same bank.

Thompson acted as the driver in the Sept. 18 robbery, according to police.

Police said Thompson has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to commit theft under $1,000, theft under $1,000, second-degree assault, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, robbery, and armed robbery.

Sheriff's Office detectives are following up on leads to identify the female suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Murray at 410-386-2900.

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