Susan Burgess
Susan Burgess

ARLINGTON -- A Groton woman is one of two additional suspects arrested in connection with two Arlington bank robberies, according to police.

In a press release, Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan reported that Susan Burgess, 43, of Groton, was charged with unarmed robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime.

Another suspect in the case is in custody for unrelated charges. More information on this suspect is to come.

William Baro, 43, of Billerica was arrested Thursday in relation to these robberies. Baro was charged with two counts of unarmed robbery and two counts of conspiracy to commit a crime.

"Baro, Burgess and the third suspect are accused of conspiring to rob the Winchester Savings Bank on Medford Street, which was struck twice, on Tuesday, August 14 and again on Tuesday, Sept. 11," the press release stated.

According to the release, Burgess was held pending her arriagnment at Cambridge District Court.

The Arlington Police Criminal Investigation Bureau investigated the robberies. Arlington Police received assistance in the investigation from the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, the Middlesex Sheriff's Office and the Billerica and Groton police departments.

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