Man arrested for Hamilton robberies faced similar charges in the past

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A man arrested in connection with three robberies in Hamilton over the last two days has served time for similar charges in the past.

Hamilton Police arrested Matthew Kendrick, 27, early Sunday morning in connection with robberies at Westside Pizza LLC, an Arby's on the west side of Hamilton and a BP gas station on the east side. He is charged with three counts of Aggravated Robbery and will be in court on Monday morning.

Officials at Butler County Jail confirm this is the same Matthew Kendrick that was arrested in 2005 for involvement in a series of robberies and burglaries in the Hamilton area. For that crime spree he was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery as well as theft, burglary and gun charges.

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