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HAZLETON — A man will spend five years in prison for robbing a bank in Luzerne County.

Kevin Parks was sentenced Wednesday for the hold-up at First National Community Bank along West Broad Street in Hazleton in September of 2012.

Police say after the robbery, Parks took a cab to Scranton, bought a bottle of vodka and was initially arrested for public intoxication.