A Waterbury man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal armed bank robbery charge and admitted he robbed nine banks and stores, including a TD Bank in Southington, across three states over several days last fall.
Zachary Provost, 33, of Waterbury, pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery. He is scheduled to be sentenced on July 19 and faces up to 25 years in prison.
Between Nov. 29 and Dec. 8, Provost robbed 10 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 the bank with $350.
Southington police charged Provost with first-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny and criminal impersonation on Feb. 27.