Romance novel model denies robbing banks, convenience store

 A tattooed romance novel cover model from California, US, has pleaded not guilty to robbing two banks and a convenience store

The Hartford Courant reports that 34-year-old David Byers, of Solano Beach, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Friday in Hartford federal court.

Police say Byers robbed a Chase Bank twice and a Citgo gas station in Greenwich in April.

Police mugshot of Instagram model turned fugitive alleged bank robber David Byers.
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Police mugshot of Instagram model turned fugitive alleged bank robber David Byers.

Police say Byers evaded officers in Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania before his arrest in the San Diego area in May. Police noted a neck tattoo when they released a description of the suspect.

A Los Angeles photographer who has worked with Byers says the suspect has appeared on the covers of four romance novels.

 

It's David's day today

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