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Monroeville bank robbery suspect identified; authorities seek help with locating local man

Cary Ashby • Feb 18, 2013 at 1:07 PM

A local man has been identified as the suspect who robbed Firelands Federal Credit Union on Saturday morning.

Robert Lee Jackson Jr., 52, of Monroeville, is wanted on a second-degree felony robbery warrant.

Monroeville Police Chief Gary Lyons said prosecutors with the Norwalk Law Director’s Office authorized the warrant Sunday. “We’re looking for him,” Lyons said.

“He got out of prison about a year ago (for) kidnapping and robbery. He has a history of violence and theft and robbery,” the chief said.

Jackson has brown hair and green eyes. He is 5 feet 11 inches and weighs about 235 pounds.

Anyone with information about Jackson’s whereabouts is encouraged to call the Monroeville Police Department at (419) 265-2345.

Look for the full story in Monday’s Reflector.

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