UNITED STATES -- Police say the man responsible for a bank robbery in Albany County that led to an extensive search in Orange County was arrested in South Carolina.
Victor Shear is accused of robbing a bank in Slingerlands on August 21st. In the days following that robbery, police searched for him in Orange County, finding his car in Highland Falls, but not him.
Bethlehem police say Shear was arrested Wednesday by the North Myrtle Beach Police Department in South Carolina. He's currently being held there pending extradition.
Police are also trying to determine if he had help getting to South Carolina.
Shear is also under investigation for a bank robbery in the Schoharie County village of Sharon Springs.