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Caught: Man Accused Of Using Hashtags To Demand Bank Money

GLENARDEN, Md. (AP) -- Prince George's County authorities say they have arrested a robber who used hashtags in his notes to bank tellers, linking him to at least nine bank robberies in Maryland.

County police spokeswoman Julie Parker announced Friday that 45-year-old Leroy Earl Daley, of Landover, likely will be charged with five bank robberies in the county that occurred between September 2015 and March 2016.

Parker says Daley passed notes to the tellers demanding money and using hashtags such as "#nopolice" and "#becarefull" (sic).

Police believe Daley also robbed three Montgomery County banks in a 15-minute span Thursday.

Prince George's County Police Sgt. Craig Winegardner says he spotted the suspect's vehicle parked next to his cruiser in Glenarden on Thursday and arrested Daley when he returned. It is unclear whether Daley has an attorney.

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