Headgear Switch For 'Fishing HatBandit'
ST. PAUL, Minn. - (08/16/04) -- The 'fishing hat bandit' has struckagain, this time with a new look. The suspect that has robbed morethan a dozen area institutions over the past year--including ninecredit unions--is believed to have robbed Stearns Bank in Edinalast Thursday. But this time, the serial robber, identifiable onsurveillance videos, has traded in his trademark fishing hat for abaseball cap, police said. The same many is suspected in an abortedrobbery at Teacher FCU, in Apple Valley, the week beforelast.