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FBI, police seek help in string of robberies

A witness told police the driver of a pickup had to slam on the brakes and swerve to avoid hitting the suspected 'AK-47 bandit' vehicle

By Ruth Brown
Idaho Falls Post Register

REXBURG, Idaho — Rexburg police officers are searching for the driver of a sky-blue pickup truck who may have encountered the "AK-47 Bandit" last week.

Capt. Randy Lewis said the driver of the pickup may have seen a dark gray Nissan Maxima driving recklessly around 4:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Police believe the driver of the Nissan is the same person who robbed East Idaho Credit Union's Rexburg branch.

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