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Robbery Suspect Arrested
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A suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank in Riverbank. On Friday, Feb. 17 the Wells Fargo bank branch near the intersection of Oakdale Road and Claribel Road was robbed. The suspect passed a note to the teller demanding all the money. The teller gave the suspect the money and the suspect fled in a motor vehicle. As the suspect was leaving the teller followed him out and obtained the vehicle license plate.

The vehicle came back registered to Nicholas Lamb, 33, of Fresno. As the investigation progressed, it was discovered that Lamb had committed multiple robberies from Bakersfield to Paso Robles. Detectives also found that Modesto Police and Patterson Police Services wanted Lamb for robberies as well.

On Saturday, Feb. 25 the Fresno Police Department located Lamb and arrested him pursuant to the warrants issued by Riverbank Police Services and Patterson Police Services. After his arrest, Lamb was transported to Stanislaus County and booked into the Stanislaus County Jail. Lamb was arrested for six counts of robbery and one count of attempted robbery and jailed with a bail of $200,000.

Anyone with information about this case can contact the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office at 209-525-7114. Callers can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward.