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Mt. Vernon Bank Robbery Suspect Caught in Colorado


The FBI says a Kentucky man has been arrested for robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Mt. Vernon on January 14th.
Federal authorities say special agents apprehended 49-year-old Jason Lee Robinson of Pikeville, Kentucky Thursday morning without incident in Colorado.

Robinson is in federal custody. Details about his initial appearance in federal court are forthcoming.

Investigators say Robinson is the "Traveling Bandit" who is wanted for multiple bank robberies across the country.

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