Police arrest 2 men wanted in Fall River

Robert Scott, Michael Couto

By News Staff


Fall River Police and RI State Police have arrested two men on the Fall River‘s Most Wanted List.

Police say 33-year-old Robert Scott was arrested by RI state Police Thursday morning after a tipster call police saying the saw Scott on a news broadcast the previous night. Scott was arrested at 27 Greeley Street without incident. He was wanted for kidnapping a 23-year-old woman and 4-year-old girl on Saturday. He is charged with Armed Burglary, Kidnapping, Kidnapping of a Child, Indecent Assault on a Person 14 Years and Younger, Witness Intimidation and Threats to Commit a Crime.

Scott waved extradition and will be brought back to Massachusetts at a later date.

The second suspect is 46-year-old Michael Couto, was arrested in Fall River Thursday morning without incident. He was wanted in an armed robbery last week at the Municipal Credit Union on Robeson Street

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