New Bedford Police have identified a suspect in two recent robberies and are asking the public for help in tracking him down.

Det. Captain Steve Vicente says Police have obtained arrest warrants for 29 year old Robert Dias of New Bedford, who has a last known address of Purchase St. in the South End.

Police believe it was Dias who robbed the Bank Five branch at County and Rivet Streets on January 22nd, and the Stop and Shop on Dartmouth Street later the same day. In each case, the suspect claimed to have a gun, but none was shown.

Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is urged to call Det. William Sauve at 508 991-6300 ext 130.

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