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Dothan bank robber arrested

A Crimestoppers tip led to Tuesday's arrest of man accused of robbing a Dothan, Ala., bank.

Randy Peterson, 47, of Blakely, Ga., has been charged in connection with Monday's robbery of the Wachovia Bank in Dothan, Ala.

Once they received the tip, Dothan investigators conducted a search at a Blakely Motel and found evidence from the bank robbery, a release said.

Peterson was charged with first-degree robbery and is in the Early County, Ga., Jail awaiting extradition to Alabama.

Dothan police were assisted by the Early County Sheriff's Department and the FBI.

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