Bryan Bank Robber Sentenced to Prison Time

BRYAN - It's off to prison for a Humble man convicted of robbing a local bank in 2013.

Kydrick Benton received a 38-year prison sentence from a Brazos County jury Thursday.

Police and prosecutors say Benton, 25, drove from the Houston area and on June 19, 2013, held up the Prosperity Bank branch at Texas Avenue and Highway 21. He was wearing a surgical mask, dark sunglasses a gray hoodie and a black jacket at the time of the crime.

A vehicle matching the getaway vehicle's description was found in the area of Hutchins and 33rd Street, where the clothing was found inside. The gun and the money he had stolen was found in a back yard nearby.

Police set up a perimeter and eventually found Benton in a business.

Benton had been out of jail on bond concerning Aggravated Robbery and Robbery charges out of Harris County.

"I would like to thank the exceptional performance of the Bryan Police Department and all local law enforcement for bringing their resources to bear that led to this defendant being swiftly apprehended," District Attorney Jarvis Parsons said. "Additionally, we appreciate the service of the jury and respect their verdict."


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