A man who robbed a Gresham bank while chomping on a complimentary lollipop he had grabbed from inside the business was arrested, according to police.
The robbery occurred at the Key Bank on Northwest Burnside Road and Eastman Parkway at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Police said the man walked up to a teller with a sucker in his mouth, claimed to have a gun and got away with cash. Investigators said they found some stolen cash in a nearby dumpster and his chewed-up sucker was found in the parking lot.
Officers dubbed the man the “Lollipop Bandit.”
Police used surveillance images to identify the suspect as 41-year-old Brandon James Ross. He was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Wednesday on a federal bank robbery hold.
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