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Twin bank robbery suspects had been sleeping at the wheel

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Vance Coffin and Vincent Rollins. (Putnam County Sheriff photo) Vance Coffin and Vincent Rollins. (Putnam County Sheriff photo)
SOUTHEAST, NY (WFSB) -

Two fugitives wanted for a bank robbery in Connecticut were found sleeping in a stolen parked car, according to authorities.

Vance Coffin and Vincent Rollins, whom police said are twins, robbed a bank in Canterbury on Sept. 23.

The 50-year-old men from Norwich were found in the town of Southeast, NY on Tuesday.

Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith said plain clothes officers scoured the Brewster, NY area after receiving a report that the brothers may be there and were considered armed and dangerous.

Around 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Smith said they were found in a 2010 Toyota Corolla that was parked of of Old Milltown Road in Southeast, NY. The car was parked near the East Branch Reservoir.

Smith said Coffin and Rollins were asleep.

Both were taken into custody without resisting.

Smith said investigators found that the Corolla was reported stolen from Colchester, CT around Oct. 17. A North Carolina license plate put on the car belonged to another vehicle. The plate was stolen around Oct. 21.

In New York, Coffin and Rollins were charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

They could face more charges, according to the sheriff.

Bank robbery charges are pending in Connecticut.

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