JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Jeffersonville police have caught a man they believe robbed a bank on Monday.
Officers were called to the First Savings Bank on Court Avenue at about 2:20 p.m. Bank employees told them a man entered the building and gave a teller a note that said he had a gun and he wanted cash. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of money.
Police reviewed surveillance video of the suspect and noticed he resembles the man responsible for two other bank robberies in Jeffersonville and several others throughout Indiana and Illinois.
Jeffersonville investigators worked with Indianapolis police and identified a man they think may be the suspect from the robberies.
Police said Samuel T. Gregg, 48, admitted to being involved in eight bank robberies dating back to July 2015, according to a police report.
Jeffersonville Police Detective Todd Hollis said the string of robberies was unique in how far Gregg went to look differently.
“This is the first one I've seen that someone was as thorough or extreme as they were to alter their appearance,” Hollis said.
Photos show Gregg went as far as to shave his head to make it appear like he had pattern baldness.
Hollis said Gregg had the same behavior in all of the robberies and that a vehicle description led to a license plate and then to Gregg’s home.
Police searched Gregg's home in Indianapolis on Tuesday. They found evidence from the First Savings Bank robbery and several others including the gun used as well as large amount of money. Police said they could not release the exact amount.
Hollis said police will continue to investigate to see if Gregg was involved in robberies before July of 2015.
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