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'AK-47 Bandit' bank robber linked to heists in 3 other states, FBI says
'AK-47 Bandit' bank robber linked to heists in 3 other states, FBI says

A bank robber armed with a rifle, dubbed the "AK-47 Bandit," who shot a police officer while fleeing the scene of a Chino bank heist in 2012 has been linked to five other robberies in California, Washington, Idaho and Nebraska, federal officials said Tuesday. The unidentified man, named the "AK-47 Bandit" because of his preferred weapon during each robbery, seriously wounded a Chino police officer after robbing a California Bank & Trust. The robber, who often wears a black ski mask, navy blue body armor and a mesh vest with the word "Sheriff" printed across the back, was also linked to bank heists in Sacramento, Vacaville, North Bend, Wash., and Redburg,...

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