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Serial bank robber called the ‘the spelling bee bandit’ for misspelling word ‘robbery’ on withdrawal slips

By Mason White 5:58 PM November 24, 2016
The spelling bee bandit bank robber 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest a man on a charge of bank robbery after allegedly robbing several banks over a short period of time, according to police in Massachusetts.

The Federal bureau of Investigation (FBI) said that on Sunday, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the TD Bank located at 79 Lynnfield Street, Peabody, Massachusetts, was robbed by an unknown male.

The same individual is believed to be responsible for three similar robberies over a two-week period in the Massachusetts towns of Arlington, Reading, and Burlington.

In every case, the suspect put on sunglasses after entering the bank, wrote “Robery” on the back of a withdrawal slip, and passed the demand note to a teller.

The suspect became more aggressive with the tellers in each subsequent robbery.

The MassMostWanted Tip Program, a non-governmental organization, is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of this individual.

The suspect was described as around 6 feet tall, weighing about 160 pounds and approximately 40 years old.

At the time of the latest robbery, the suspect was wearing jeans, a dark jacket, dark sneakers with white soles, sunglasses and a white New England Patriots hat.

Witnesses described the suspect as having short hair, a thin face, a beard and a local accent.