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In this Dec. 19, 2008 surveillance photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a bank robber dubbed the "Granddad Bandit," holds up a bank in Richmond, Va. The FBI announced a 4O-state campaign Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, to use digital billboards to identify and catch the bald, stocky man who the agency believes has robbed 25 banks in 13 states. The robberies began in Richmond and spread to other states in the eastern and central U.S. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation)

FBI: 'Granddad Bandit' captured in Louisiana

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BATON ROUGE, La. -- The so-called "Granddad Bandit" suspected of robbing banks in 13 states eluded authorities for about two years even as he stayed in plain, unremarkable sight.

Michael Francis Mara, 52, had recently moved into a modest home in Baton Rouge with his new wife, a schoolteacher. She told neighbors about his frequent business trips around the country.

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