Police: GPS tracker with cash leads to bank robber’s arrest

November 10, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller helped them track down a robber by slipping a GPS tracking device in with the money.

The Providence Journal reports the man hailed a taxi after fleeing from the TD Bank in Providence Saturday morning with the bag full of cash, a dye pack and GPS tracker.

Police say police were able to the robber him at a dollar store thanks to the tracker and he was arrested.

Officials identified the suspect as 33-year-old Adam Hanrahan of West Warwick. He’s charged with second-degree robbery and is expected to appear before a bail commissioner on Sunday.

It wasn’t immediately clear Saturday whether he has an attorney.

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