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Bank robbery could land Gloversville man behind bars for life

April 30, 2019 07:22 PM

A man from Gloversville could spend the rest of his life in state prison for robbing a bank in Albany.

Ricky Hines was sentenced this week to 16 years to life as a persistent, violent felon.

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He entered the M&T Bank on Central Avenue last April, pointed a weapon at the teller and demanded money.

He left with $361, but the stolen cash contained a GPS device that helped police find Hines a short time later in Swinburne Park.

The weapon turned out to be an imitation pistol.

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