Alleged serial robber arrested, linked to Bakersfield heists

Alleged serial robber arrested, linked to Bakersfield heists
This man, seen Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Walmart on Rosedale Highway in Bakersfield, is accused in more than a half dozen robberies, Bakersfield police say.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Authorities have arrested an alleged serial robber.

Nicholas Lamb, 32, is accused of robberies in more than a half dozen cities, including Bakersfield.

The Fresno-area resident was arrested over the weekend for a robbery in Modesto. Detectives from Bakersfield traveled to Modesto to interview Lamb and determined that he had robbed the Walmart on Rosedale Highway and a Wells Fargo bank inside the Vons store on Coffee Road.

Lamb's other alleged robberies were in Paso Robles, Gilroy, Tracey, Patterson and Riverbank, Bakersfield police said Tuesday.