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Suspected serial bank robber arrested, could be charged with eleven robberies

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By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore
By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore
By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore
By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore
By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore

St. Louis (KMOV) – Federal and local authorities say they have arrested a suspect in a frenzy of bank robberies dating back to last August.

Timothy Shaw, 37, was tracked down and arrested without incident at a hotel in St. Louis.

The arrest was the result of the investigative efforts of the FBI, St. Louis County and city police.

Shaw has been charged with the robbery of the Montgomery Bank in the 3800 block of Union in St. Louis County on Monday.

Investigators say an alert witness gave police a good description of the getaway vehicle.  That vehicle was spotted yesterday and Shaw was arrested this morning.

Authorities believe Shaw is responsible for as many as ten other robberies including:

First Bank at 7435 Watson Road in Shrewsbury on 3-18-11
Regions Bank at 4706 S. Kingshighway in St. Louis on 3-4-11
Regions Bank  at 3547 Hampton Avenue in St. Louis on 2-22-11
Regions Bank at 4706 S. Kingshighway in St. Louis 1-31-11
Southern Commercial Bank at 6969 S. Lindbergh in St. Louis 1-12-11
First Bank at 2909 Telegraph in St. Louis County on 12-06-10
Southern Commercial Bank at 3207 Meramec Street in St. Louis on 10-20-10
Vantage Credit Union at 4545 Lemay Ferry in St. Louis County on 10-2-10
Southern Commercial Bank at 3207 Meramec Street in St. Louis on 9-15-10
First Bank at 2909 Telegraph in St. Louis County on 8-27-10

The FBI is looking for additional information on the 11 robberies. Please visit www.bandittrackerstlouis.com for pictures and information.  If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS.
 

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