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Topeka man pleads guilty to 5 bank robberies in 4 states

Man pleads guilty to Malad and Preston robberies

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man has pleaded guilty five bank robberies in four states.
Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Dakota Shareef Walker, of Topeka, pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing U.S. Banks in Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Evanston, Wyoming; and Malad City, Idaho. He also pleaded guilty to robbing a Wells Fargo Bank in Preston, Idaho.
The robberies occurred between Nov. 28, 2016, and Jan. 9, 2017.
In each case, Walker gave tellers a note warning not them not to activate any alarms or to make any sudden moves.
Sentencing will be April 16.
Prosecutors say all parties have agreed to recommend a sentence from 4.25 years to 8 years in federal prison.

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