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FBI: 'Flip-Flop Bandit' Arrested After Bank Robbery In GA, Linked To Robberies In 4 States, Including OK

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The Bryant Police Department said these surveillance images show a man holding up a bank in Bryant (upper left) and a bank in Morrilton (upper right) as well as the vehicle he left in. [Photo Courtesy: Arkansas Online.] The Bryant Police Department said these surveillance images show a man holding up a bank in Bryant (upper left) and a bank in Morrilton (upper right) as well as the vehicle he left in. [Photo Courtesy: Arkansas Online.]
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas -

The FBI has arrested a man accused of robbing several banks in at least four states.

Leonard Riddle, 46, of Bumpass, Virginia, was arrested Friday after a bank robbery in Pooler, Georgia, just outside of Savannah. Investigators dubbed Riddle as the "flip-flop bandit." 

The FBI said the man is linked to bank robberies this summer in Bryant and Morrilton in Arkansas and in Yukon, Oklahoma. In a flier, the FBI said the man is also suspected in three bank robberies in North Carolina and one in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The FBI said the robber wore sandals at the bank robberies in Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, which led to the nickname of "flip-flop bandit."

Riddle is being held in a Georgia jail.

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