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The Unusual Suspect: How to Rob a Bank and (Nearly) Get Away With It [9781786897961]

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Stephen Jackley was a young, British Geography student with Asperger's Syndrome. When the global financial crisis hit in 2007, he became obsessed with the idea of Robin Hood. With no prior experience, he resolved to become a bank robber. He would steal from the rich and give to the poor. Against all likelihood, his plan actually worked. Jackley used disguise, elaborate escape routes and replica pistols to successfully hold up a string of banks, making away with thousands of pounds. He committed ten robberies in south-west England over a six-month period. Bank notes marked with 'RH' - 'Robin Hood' - began finding their way into the hands of the homeless. The police, despite their concerted efforts, had no idea what was going on or who was responsible. That is until Jackley's ambition got the better of him. This is his story.
AUTHOR: Ben Machell is a feature writer for The Times and The Times Magazine, a columnist for ES Magazine, and a contributor to publications including VICE and Esquire. He has been shortlisted for Feature Writer of the Year at the British Press Awards. Ben has full and exclusive access to Stephen and his surviving diaries, as well as access to law enforcement and the key characters involved in Jackley's story on both sides of the Atlantic. @ben_machell
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Ben Machell
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Canongate Books Ltd
Publication:
21-Jan-2021
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Hardback
Pages:
320
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Weight:
432 Grams
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