A Brooklyn man who launched an armed robbery spree was sentenced to 68 years in prison for the crimes.

Robert Costan, 48, was convicted of robbing five businesses a total of 12 times in between October and November 2012. 

From New York Daily News:

“The long prison time he now faces sends a clear message that those who would disrupt the safety of our communities will pay dearly for their crimes,” said Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson.

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Costan targeted a Tasti D-Lite in Park Slope three times, a nearby laundry facility twice, a dry cleaners in Prospect Heights three times and a couple of Subway restaurants.

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