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Robbery suspect arrested

Will be extradited back to Ohio

SOUTH POINT — A South Point man, who was sought by police in connection with a string of robberies in the village, has been arrested in Georgia.

Police said that Bryan Christopher Layne was arrested Wednesday and allegedly found in possession of items stolen from a residence there.

South Point Police will place a holder on Layne for charges to have him extradited back to Ohio after he faces charges in Georgia, according to a statement on the department’s Facebook page.

Layne was sought locally by police in connection with a string of robberies, including a Dec. 29 incident, in which they said he was allegedly captured on security video breaking into a home on North Kenova Road. Small items and cash were reported stolen from the home.