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HCPD: Little River bank robbery suspect arrested in NC

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Ricky Lee Conner (Source: Brunswick County Jail) Ricky Lee Conner (Source: Brunswick County Jail)

LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) – A suspect in a bank robbery in Little River on Tuesday was identified and arrested in North Carolina Friday; Horry County Police credit Facebook, the media and police work in tracking him down.

According to police, Ricky Lee Conner, 33, was arrested on Friday in Ash, North Carolina by Brunswick County Sheriffs Deputies working with HCPD detectives and the US Marshal Service.

 "With the help of Facebook, media blasts and police work, we have identified our Bank Robbery suspect from the First Bank in Little River," Horry County Police stated in a Facebook status update.

Conner will be extradited back to Horry County, officials stated.

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