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Hanover Robbery Suspect Wanted In Cross-Country Spree

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(Hanover County, VA 12/5/12) (Hanover County, VA 12/5/12)
(Indiana 8/8/12) (Indiana 8/8/12)
(Wisconsin 8/23/12) (Wisconsin 8/23/12)

HANOVER, VA—The suspect responsible for two Hanover County bank robberies is a serial bank robber, believed to be responsible a dozen robberies spanning seven states, the Sheriff's Office said.

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office said the department learned the suspect in two Hanover County bank robberies that occurred last week is a serial bank robber.

The suspect is believed to be responsible for at least 12 additional bank robberies in seven states from California to Virginia, spanning the last six months.

A total of 11 robberies have occurred at banks located inside grocery stores.

During these robberies, the suspect utilized a variety of disguises, including wigs, beards, and most notably, sunglasses, police said.

The suspect has a noticeable gap between his front teeth and a protruding mouth, police said.

The suspect is described as white male, 20 to 30 years of age, 5'8" to 6'0", heavy build, fair complexion, and short, light-colored hair.

Sheriff's Office investigators continue to work to resolve these cases in conjunction with other affected law enforcement agencies as well as the FBI.

The Sheriff's Office is seeking additional information from anyone who may have witnessed the events leading up to, during, or after the bank robberies, or any other details that may be relevant. Investigators note that even the smallest, seemingly insignificant details could be of great value.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Hanover County Sheriff's Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword "iTip" followed by the tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

 

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