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'Futbol Bandit' arrested after police get tip

Ventura police released this picture of a bank robbery suspect wanted for holding up a US Bank Monday morning.

August 18, 2010 12:06:39 AM PDT
A Ventura man believed to be the "Futbol Bandit" bank robber was arrested after investigators received a tip.The bandit received his name when he was seen in bank surveillance photographs wearing a sweatshirt with an international soccer logo on it.

Cody Kalin Barnum, 22, was arrested late Thursday after investigators received a tip from someone who recognized him from bank surveillance images broadcast in news reports.

Barnum is suspected of committing two bank robberies in Ventura. The first happened on May 17 at a First Bank branch. The second happened on June 28 at a U.S. Bank branch.

He is being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles.


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