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Wayne County Masked Robber Arrested

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Surveillance video shows the "Clown Bandit" at work in a Wayne County store.(WRAL-TV5 News)
WAYNE COUNTY — Deputies say they have the person described as the "The Clown Bandit" in custody.

Investigators arrested Albert Sebourn, 23, Tuesday night.

Sebourn, who deputies say wore a clown mask and held a shotgun during robberies, is charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

In two of the three cases, deputies say store clerks were injured when the gunman jabbed them in the face with the shotgun.

Sebourn's bail has been set at $150,000.


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