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Homeless man robs bank of $1 for health care in jail

The man handed the bank teller a note that read, "This is a holdup. Give me a dollar"


PORTLAND, Ore. — A man allegedly robbed a bank for $1 and then waited there for deputies to arrest him, Clackamas County sheriff's deputies said.

Deputies said he did so as a way to go back to jail to receive free medical care.

Tim Alsip, 50. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Image)
Tim Alsip, 50. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Image)

The 50-year-old man entered the bank branch at 9171 S.E. 82nd Ave., demanded the buck, received it and then went and had a seat in the lobby, deputies said.

Full Story: Man robs Portland bank for $1, wanted free health care in jail

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