Man Commits Robberies to Pay for Girlfriend's Probation, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 PM EDT

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Man Commits Robberies to Pay for Girlfriend's Probation, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 PM EDT

Robbing in the name of love?

According to a news release from the Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office, police said a 22-year-old Florida man was arrested last week for allegedly committing several robberies in order to pay for his girlfriend's probation.

The man has been charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and robbery with a firearm.

Read the entire news release from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office HERE.