Police: Bank Robber Linked to Other Robberies

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014  |  Updated 2:01 PM EDT
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Police investigate a robbery at a bank, right across the street from the Prince George's County courthouse in Upper Marlboro.

Police investigate a robbery at a bank, right across the street from the Prince George's County courthouse in Upper Marlboro.

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Armed Man Robs Upper Marlboro Bank

Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank located across the street from an Upper Marlboro courthouse Tuesday morning.
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Police believe the man responsible for a bank robbery across the street from an Upper Marlboro courthouse may be responsible for other robberies in the area.

The most recent robbery happened Tuesday morning at the Bank of America in the 14000 block of Main Street. According to police, the man entered the bank, pulled out a gun and demanded cash.

He fled the scene in an older model gray station wagon with an undisclosed amount of cash. A dye bag with the cash exploded, and money flew out of the car, the Associated Press reported. Officers recovered the money.

Money stained with red dye could be seen scattered in parts of the parking lot, News4's Tracee Wilkins reported.

Just a day before the bank robbery, police believe the suspect robbed a Radio Shack and a 7-Eleven on Livingston Road. He robbed a nearby Aldi Foods store on April 3 around 8:15 p.m. Police believe the man is also responsible for a robbery at the Maxway in the 4200 block of Branch Avenue at about 9 p.m. March 28.

The suspect is 5'8" tall, weighs between 150 and 170 pounds and has a medium complexion. Police believe he's in his 40s. During Wednesday's robbery, he was last seen wearing a black leather hat, a black jacket, a burgundy shirt and blue jeans. His left eye was covered by some sort of patch.

Anyone with information regarding any of the robberies should call police at 301-772-4905.

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