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Fall River police catch alleged bank robber

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FALL RIVER, Mass. -

A man and his two alleged accomplices face robbery charges after police say they robbed a bank in Fall River.

The Fall River Herald reports 35-year-old John Leite was ordered held on $5,000 after police said he stole about $350 from the Rockland Trust branch on Robeson Street last week.

A dye pack in the cash exploded, and covered Leite's hands.

Police said Leite admitted to the robbery and said he was feeding a drug addiction.

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