CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlotte man accused in four bank robberies in the summer of 2012 has been sentenced to serve 235 months in prison, or just over 19-and-a-half years in prison.
Anthony Watson, 55, has been convicted of robbing a Sun Trust Bank branch on Galleria Boulevard in Charlotte on June 11, 2012 and July 20, 2012. Additionally, Watson has been sentenced in connection with the robbery of a BB&TBank branch on West Arbors Drive on July 30, 2012, and another BB&TBank branch on Sardis Road on August 3, 2012.
One man has been arrested for allegedly robbing the BB&T bank in south Charlotte Friday afternoon, and investigators said the man may have robbed three other area banks as well this summer.
Watson was serving probation at the time of those four robberies, according to prosecutors.
In April, Watson pled guilty to four counts of bank robbery and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.