'Hey, That's My Barber' Robbing TheCredit Union

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LONGVIEW, Wash. - (06/23/06) -- A suspect fleeing a robbery atWeyerhaeuser CU Tuesday was caught a short while later after onewitness recognized him as his barber. The witness, a credit unionmember, was standing in the parking lot with his two sons when hesaw the suspect enter the credit union, then hurry out in asuspicious manner, according to Longview Police Det. Doug Kazenski.When the witness saw police cars arrive moments later he toldpolice he recognized the suspect. "That's Mike, who used to cut hishair," Kakenski told The Credit Union Journal. Police went to thebarbershop to track down the suspect, who tried to flee when theyarrived at his home, but was captured after a short chase. Thesuspect, identified as Michael Aberle, 45, was arrested with someof the stolen loot on him. The suspect did not show a weapon duringthe robbery.

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