Multi-State Bank Robber Accused of Mt. Vernon Robbery Caught in Colorado

Multi-State Bank Robber Accused of Mt. Vernon Robbery Caught in Colorado

Florida – The FBI says a Kentucky man suspected of being a serial bank robber nicknamed “The Traveling Bandit” has been arrested in Colorado. FBI officials in Kentucky say 49-year-old Jason Lee Robinson of Pikeville was arrested Thursday on federal bank robbery charges stemming from a Florida heist in December. The agency says Robinson was arrested by FBI agents in Fruita, Colorado. Investigators say Robinson is believed to be the “Traveling Bandit,” who is wanted for multiple bank robberies. News outlets report the FBI believes the “Traveling Bandit” robbed at least seven banks in six states. The robberies included heists in Mt. Vernon as well as in Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Utah.

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