'Bad Wig Bandit' bank robbery suspect captured in Georgia
WGHP / Muscogee County
Patrick Alexander, 30, was taken into custody at Fort Benning, Georgia, on Monday, March 30, when he attempted to enter the installation.

via WGHP:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WGHP) -- A man dubbed the "Bad Wig Bandit" who evaded authorities for months following several Charlotte-area bank and convenience store robberies has been captured in Georgia, according to the FBI.

Patrick Alexander, 30, was taken into custody at Fort Benning, Georgia, on Monday, March 30, when he attempted to enter the installation.

When Military Police ran his identification, standard procedure to enter a military installation, they discovered an active robbery warrant.

Alexander is a suspect in five robberies in North Carolina.

Alexander is currently facing one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon related to a Charlotte convenience store robbery and one count of common law robbery for a Huntersville bank robbery.

MORE: ‘Bad Wig Bandit’ accused in several North Carolina robberies captured in Georgia - WGHP

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