A Waterbury man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for robbing nine banks and stores, including a bank in Southington.
Zachary Provost, 33, of Waterbury, was also sentenced to five years of supervised released, and was ordered to pay $8,299 in restitution.
Provost pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery in April.
Between Nov. 29 and Dec. 8, Provost robbed banks and and stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, according to a U.S Department of Justice statement. On Dec. 1, he entered TD Bank in Southington and presented a teller with a note stating he had a knife and demanded money. He then fled with $350.
Southington police charged Provost with first-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny and criminal impersonation on Feb. 27.