Bank Robber NABBED: Wrote Demands On Grocery Receipt

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An Oregon robber who hit a Home Federal Bank a few weeks ago used his own grocery receipt to scribble his demands to the teller..

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Cops apprehended Robert Short, 50, After the digits of his food stamp account linked him to the crime.

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State records provided a name to go with the account number, the Bend Bulletin reported, and an online search of the name turned up a pawn-shop transaction with a telephone number.

A service provider then came up with the coordinates of the phone, the Stillwater Campground in Central Oregon. source

 
At an interview afterward, Frickey’s affidavit said, Short denied the charges, saying he never keeps receipts and would have thrown it in the trash, where anyone could have picked it up.

He also said that a hitchhiker must have stolen a black stocking cap that police kept as evidence after it was knocked off when the robber and a bank client struggled during the April 24 holdup, the affidavit said.

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