Accused Fresno bank robber connected to other crimes

FRESNO, Calif.

Action News told you Wednesday - about the arrest of 39-year-old /*James Whitaker*/. He was taken into custody after police received a tip about his whereabouts.

Now, investigators believe Whitaker is responsible for several other robberies and break-ins. One of them was captured on video last month. Police say Whitaker is the man seen in the video breaking into a donut shop in Fresno's Sunnyside area. He's also suspected of hitting a Mexican restaurant, dry cleaners, and an auto parts store, among other locations.

Whitaker has already been arrested twelve times for burglary and has been in and out of prison since 1989.

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