Arrest made in years-long search for suspected killer, robber dubbed the ‘Western Bandit’
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Police announced an arrest Monday in the years-long search for an armed robber and suspected killer dubbed the "Western Bandit."

via KTLA:

LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) -- Police announced an arrest Monday in the years-long search for an armed robber and suspected killer dubbed the "Western Bandit."

Patrick Watkins, 51, was arrested Thursday following a string of robberies and shootings, which included two alleged murders, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck stated during a news conference Monday.

The Western Bandit targeted an 8-mile stretch near Western Avenue from Hollywood to South Los Angeles, according to the Police Department.

The crime spree began shortly before the shooting death of a transgender woman in Hollywood on November 17, 2011.

FULL STORY: Arrest made in years-long search for suspected killer, robber dubbed the ‘Western Bandit’ - KTLA

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