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    Police Officer Turns Bank Robber

    Police Officer Turns Bank Robber - <A HREF="http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml;?type=oddlyEnoughNews&storyID=61 38738">Story Here</A>

    <i>An Atlanta policeman has confessed to a string of armed bank robberies in the Southern U.S. city, according to the FBI.

    Stanley Street, a 17-year veteran of the city police department, admitted to FBI agents this week that he robbed three Wachovia bank branches at gunpoint this summer, FBI agent Chad Fitzgerald said in a written statement in federal court in Atlanta on Wednesday.

    Street, who took about $90,000 (50,000 pounds) and threatened to kill bank employees during his heists, said he needed money to support his 6-year-old daughter and pay the staff of his private security firm.

    He was tripped up after a Wachovia customer observed him getting into a car following a bank robbery on Tuesday. The witness followed Street's car and telephoned the license plate number to a 911 operator...</i>
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