Bank robber known as Straw Hat Bandit in Bucks County found guilty

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- The serial bank robber known as the Straw Hat Bandit has been convicted.

A federal jury found Richard Boyle, from Doylestown, guilty of 11 separate bank robberies.

The crimes happened in Montgomery and Bucks Counties between 2012 and 2016.
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Bucks County man charged in 'Straw Hat Bandit' robberies. Dann Cuellar reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on April 20.


In all, he got away with nearly $500,000.

Boyle will be sentenced in July.

Authorities say when he started robbing banks in 2012 he had just gotten out of prison for a different bank robbery spree.
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