Man pleads guilty to multi-state bank robbery spree

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man admitted in federal court in Lexington Wednesday that over the course of four months in 2018, he robbed five banks by intimidation in Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia, according to prosecutors.

27-year old Maxwell Hayslip, of Alabama, admitted to robbing banks in Lexington and Bowling Green, Kentucky; Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Carrollton, Georgia, between August 7 and November 13, 2018.

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Prosecutors say he got away with more than $14,000 between the five robberies.  He agreed to pay that amount back in restitution as part of his plea, according to prosecutors.

He is scheduled to be sentenced February 21, 2020.  He faces up to 100-years in prison and a maximum fine of $1.25 million.