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Bank robber sentenced to prison

Brett L. Benson sentenced for bank robberies (Source: Elyria Police) Brett L. Benson sentenced for bank robberies (Source: Elyria Police)
ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) -

An Avon man convicted of robbing two banks in Elyria and calling in a bomb threat to Elyria High School was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.

41-year-old Brett L. Benson robbed Talmer Bank & Trust on March 19, 2014, and Dollar Bank on March 24, 2014.

Court documents show Benson also called in a bomb threat on the same day as the Dollar Bank robbery.

Benson was arrested shortly after the second robbery.

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