"Granddad Bandit" suspect to plead guilty

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - We got word today that the man dubbed the "Granddad Bandit" will plead guilty in Richmond federal court next month.

The U.S. attorney's office expects 52-year-old Michael Mara to plead to multiple counts of bank robbery.

He's accused of robbing 25 banks in 13 states - including two banks in downtown Richmond.

That hearing is scheduled for February 10.

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