Suspect arrested after allegedly robbing two banks in two days

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Honolulu police have arrested a man accused of robbing two banks in two days.

Mitchum L. Pastor, 52, was arrested at around 9:11 a.m. Friday in the Ward area.

The first robbery occurred Thursday, at around 11:22 a.m., at the First Hawaiian Bank on Beretania Street.

Police say Pastor entered the bank and demanded money from a teller. He allegedly told the teller that he had a weapon and motioned toward his waistband.

Police say Pastor was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled.

Pastor then allegedly struck again, robbing Hawaii State Federal Credit Union on Halekauwila Street Friday morning.

The branch remained closed for the rest of the day.

Pastor was booked on two counts of robbery and a warrant.

He was transferred to FBI custody.

Mitchum L. Pastor

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