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Getaway car license plate leads to San Diego bank robbery arrest

January 20, 2012 |  2:14 pm

A personalized license plate on a bank robbery getaway car led to the arrest of a suspect, San Diego police said Friday.

A witness saw the robber fleeing the scene, driving a sport-utility vehicle with the license plate ALMDUDE, after the theft last week at the Chase Bank branch in Point Loma, police said.

Robert Nathan Alm, 27, has been arrested and charged with bank robbery, police said.

The robber was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, rubber gloves and dark sunglasses, witnesses said.


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