WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in federal prison for his role in a May 2011 bank robbery in Rhode Island.

Federal prosecutors announced Craig Carey's sentence Monday. The 44-year-old Fall River, Mass., man pleaded guilty last fall to the charges, which included bank robbery, conspiracy and gun violations.

Carey and another man entered the Centreville Savings Bank in West Greenwich, R.I. bank, bound the employees and held them at gunpoint before making off with $82,000.

Carey and his accomplice, Louis Peters, were arrested shortly after the robbery. Peters, of West Topsham, Vt., pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison last fall.