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Scioto man wanted for bank robbery arrested in Texas

Apr. 25, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- A man wanted in connection with the robbery of the Charter One Bank in Wheelersburg was arrested Wednesday in Texas, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini.

Detectives have been working on several leads since the April 5 robbery, Donini said. They contacted the Seguin Police Department on Wednesday, and they arrested Elvis P. Kerns, 34, of Wheelersburg at 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, according to the release.

Kerns is being held without bond and will be extradited back to Ohio on charges of aggravated robbery and a parole violation, according to the release.

Anyone with any information about the robbery is asked to contact Det. Jodi Conkel at 740-351-1091.