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Suspect in 'Ho-Hum Bandit' bank robbery string in Southern California captured in Denver

The Ho-Hum bandit A suspect in the "Ho-Hum Bandit" bank robbery string in Southern California has been caught in Denver, the FBI announced.

Known for his casual demeanor and seeming disregard for having his picture taken, the bandit struck at least a dozen times over five months. His first robberies were in San Diego, followed by holdups in Corona del Mar, Laguna Beach and Cathedral City, the FBI said.

Adam Lynch, 34, was arrested in Denver, the FBI said. He is accused of robbing a bank in Edgewater, Colo., and is suspected of other robberies in Colorado, Washington and Wyoming as well as Southern California. Additional charges are expected.


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Photo: The Ho-Hum bandit. Credit: FBI

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