Serial bank robber sentenced

August 5, 2009 3:20:51 PM PDT
A serial bank robber will spend the next four and a half years in prison.Investigators called Michael Staadt the groucho bandit because he wore a fake mustache during holdups. The judge also ordered him to undergo psychiatric treatment in prison.

Staadt plead guilty in March to holding up three banks. He was arrested in July of last year after leaving a Lincoln Park bar. Patrons called police after recognizing him from surveillance photos distributed by the FBI.


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