Police capture one of Fall River’s most wanted

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Just hours after adding Gilbert Cordeiro to their Top 10 Most Wanted list, Fall River police were able to arrest him.

Cordeiro, 49, was spotted by detectives in the area of Robeson and Bedford Streets around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. He was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.

Police said Cordeiro was wanted in connection with robberies at St. Anthony of Padua Federal Credit Union and a Rockland Trust branch, as well as a house break on Pearce Street, larceny from a building on Milliken Boulevard, and another larceny on Hanover Street.

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