Obama mask bank robber nabbed

Upper Austrian police have arrested a man who is suspected of robbing more than half a dozen banks wearing a Barack Obama mask.Police officers caught the suspect hiding in woodlands in Vöcklabruck district after a bank robbery in the small town of Fornach yesterday afternoon (Thurs). The man, who is in custody, is accused of being behind yesterday’s robbery and six more bank heists in the region in the past two years.Around 80,000 Euros were stolen in the incidents overall by a man sporting a plastic carnival mask depicting US President Barack Obama.Officials announced today that the man who was arrested yesterday is a German citizen. It is not clear yet whether he is responsible for all Obama mask robberies.