Mass. police arrest 2 in stolen car, find cash


BOSTON (AP) - Authorities are seeking a possible link between two bankrobberies and a woman and man arrested in a stolen vehicle containing $7,000 incash.

Police contacted a bank robbery task force headed by the FBI to determine ifthe money found in a car driven by 30-year-old Andrea Koutis of Arlington isconnected to banks robbed in Arlington and Waltham on Tuesday.

A state trooper, acting on information from Watertown police, spotted thestolen car around 4:55 p.m. and began chasing it. Arrested were Koutis and herpassenger, 35-year-old Erik Stout of Somerville.

She is charged with operating a stolen motor vehicle and other motor vehiclecharges and Stout is charged with resisting arresting and disorderly conduct.They are being held pending bail and could not be reached for comment.