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Burlington man facing 20 years for alleged bank robbery

BURLINGTON — Malik Pratt, 24, of Burlington, was arrested and appeared in court yesterday for allegedly robbing People’s United Bank in Burlington on March 1, 2022.

Police were dispatched to the People’s United Bank on North Avenue at 10:06 a.m. following reports of a bank robber.

Bank employees told police the robber threatened to shoot them and demanded cash.

After acquiring cash, the robber fled the bank on foot, jumping over a fence near Ethan Allan Parkway to escape.

The bank reported a total of $1,316 in U.S. currency stolen.

Pratt is scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Burlington for a detention hearing on March 23, 2022.

The charged offense carries a maximum penalty of 20 years.

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