bank robbery

A Columbia man who robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway vehicle will spend nearly five years in federal prison.

Shaun Christopher Becker was sentenced Tuesday to four years and nine months in prison without parole. He was also ordered to pay $4,490 in restitution.

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  A 43-year-old Columbia man has pleaded guilty in federal court to robbing six banks.

Authorities have arrested a man suspected of escaping from a series of Columbia bank robberies on a bicycle.

Three Columbia schools were on modified lockdown for about an hour Thursday afternoon.

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A suspected bank robber who was shot following a chase in Columbia confessed to police that he robbed another bank last month.