FRUITA, Colo. (AP) — 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.READ MORE: Golden Eagle Released Back Into The Wild After Rehab For Injuries That Left Bird Near Death
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.READ MORE: Study: Fort Carson Named Among Army Posts Where Female Soldiers Face Greater Risk Of Sexual Assault
The robberies included heists in Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois and Utah. The most recent robbery was a bank in Price Branch, Utah.MORE NEWS: Anthony Martinez Arrested For First-Degree Murder In Death Of Roommate Shannon Ziel
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