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Bank robber who bummed cigarette sentenced to 10 years

Pittsburgh - A bank robber will spend ten years in prison because of his addiction to cigarettes. A federal judge in Pittsburgh recently sentenced the convicted robber.

American robs Canadian bank dressed as clown, gets 8 years

A Florida man was sentenced in the city of Winnipeg, Canada on Tuesday for robbing a bank. Rondell McGarrett Johnson pulled off the robbery while wearing a clown suit but will doubtless find nothing funny about his sentence.

Grandmother, 82, attacks armed bank robber

Vienna - A bank robber with a pistol and a home-made bomb picked the wrong bank to rob in Austria Monday when an 82-year-old grandmother struck him with her handbag and ripped his mask off, shouting: "if you want money get a job!"

Man attempted to rob 3 banks with toilet plunger

A 49-year-old man faces felony charges after attempting to rob three New York banks, armed with a toilet plunger, local police say.

N.Y. man attempts to rob three banks with an unusual weapon

Forty-nine-year-old Lawrence Deptola had an unusual choice of a weapon to use during his alleged crime. He attempted to rob three separate banks, but was highly unsuccessful.

Video of bank robber shooting himself in the foot goes viral

Parana - A video showing a bumbling bank robber caught by a closed-circuit tv camera shooting himself in the foot while guarding the door in a bank heist has went viral after being featured on the Internet.

Toronto Police looking for brazen bank robber Special

Toronto - He's young, brazen and violent. Toronto Police are dealing with a bank robber who has hit 15 banks since May. He's gotten away with it so far but the police are narrowing in.

Cancer patient foils bank robber in Florida

When Helen Dunsford went to an Oakland Park, Florida branch of Bank of America Friday she didn't expect to become a hero. The cancer patient is credited for tackling a woman who tried to rob the bank.

Three-time alleged bank robber busted in Ontario

December was a busy month for an alleged bank robber in the Halton Region of Ontario, with three robberies under his belt. That third robbery proved to be his undoing with his arrest shortly afterward.

Photo of alleged bank robber released by Toronto Police

Toronto - Toronto Police have released a photo of an alleged bank robber who has hit four banks in the Greater Toronto Area between August 27 and September 2.

Alleged bank robber nabbed in Toronto

Toronto - A man accused of as many as 20 armed retail and bank robberies since March this year has been arrested by Toronto Police.

Dumb Bank Robber Calls Ahead for Money to be Ready

A dumb robber was arrested after giving the bank an advance warning that he was on his way to rob them and they had better have his money ready and waiting for his arrival.

Alaska Man Robs Bank After Showing Identification

After showing a photo identification with his truthful name, an Anchorage man proceeded to rob a Federal Credit Union of $600 last week.

Dillinger's Derringer Sells at Auction for $95,000

There are few bank robbers more infamous than John Dillinger who was shot dead by FBI agents in 1934. A pistol that had once belonged to him sold at auction for almost $100,000. Read all about this odd purchase by a private collector in Los Angeles.

Million Dollar Scratch Off Winner In Boston Is A Convicted Bank Robber

Timothy Elliot hit the jackpot when he purchased the $10 scratch off ticket at the Hyannis supermarket. Unfortunately, that purchase was in violation of his probation. Seems Tim robbed a bank in 2006 and isn't allowed to gamble.

Bank Robber Steals Car Then Escapes

A man in Littleton, Colorado managed to steal two cars, including a police patrol car, during a bank robbery. He then escaped with an undisclosed amount of money, leaving police shocked and confused.

Bank Robber Forgets Bag, Leaves Without Money

It's happened to us all before. You're in a rush to get somewhere and you leave something important, maybe a laptop or cellphone, at home. Most of the time however, that item is not a bag to put your stolen money in!

Bank Robber Bites Police Officer

A man who police say tried to eat a bank robbery note and then bit a police officer is facing felony charges.

Alleged Bank Robber flees to Canada

It is alleged that Gao Shan embezzed $150 million from the Bank of China.
 

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CCTV footage shows a suspect in a bank robbery moments before he shoots himself in the foot.
CCTV footage shows a suspect in a bank robbery moments before he shoots himself in the foot.
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Images of a bank robber in Toronto that has hit 15 banks since May 2011.
Images of a bank robber in Toronto that has hit 15 banks since May 2011.
Toronto Police handout
Map of bank robberies tied to the AK-47 Bandit
Map of bank robberies tied to the AK-47 Bandit
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Photo of the AK-47 Bandit
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Images of a bank robber in Toronto that has hit 15 banks since May 2011.
Images of a bank robber in Toronto that has hit 15 banks since May 2011.
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