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Waterbury Man Sentenced In NY Bank Robbery

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File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) _ A Connecticut man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for robbing a suburban New York bank.

Dennis Wilson, of Waterbury, Conn., previously pleaded guilty to robbing the Putnam County Savings Bank on Sept. 9, 2009.

Wilson admitted that he displayed a BB gun while robbing the Brewster, N.Y., bank of about $26,000.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced the sentencing on Friday.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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