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Louisiana man guilty of Orange bank robbery

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A 49-year-old Cameron, LA, man has pleaded guilty to an Orange bank robbery.

According to a news release from the office of U.S. Attorney John M. Bales,  Allen Keith Miller pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin.

According to information presented in court, on June 25, 2013, Miller walked into the Capital One Bank branch office located on 16th Street in Orange.  He was wearing a blonde wig, baseball cap, long-sleeve shirt, tan pants and a black knee brace.  Miller walked up to a bank teller and handed her a hand-written note said that the bank was being robbed.  Miller also said  that he was armed although a weapon was not displayed. 

Media outlets broadcast footage of the bank robbery and Miller was identified by citizens. 

Miller was stopped by law enforcement officers in Louisiana, at which time items from the robbery, including the wig, baseball cap, clothing, and knee brace, were located in Miller's vehicle.

Miller was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 11, 2013 and charged with bank robbery.   

Miller faces up to 20 years in federal prison.  A sentencing date has not been set.

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