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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 9, 2014

Colorado Man SentencedFor Bank Robbery In Lawrence

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Colorado man was sentenced Monday to two years in federal prison for a bank robbery in Lawrence, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Matthew W. Headley, 38, Canon City, Colo., pleaded guilty to a Sept. 5, 2013, robbery at the US Bank, 1807 W. 23rd Street in Lawrence. In his plea he admitted he was wearing a golf hat and pajama pants when entered the bank and handed a teller a note saying, “100s and 50s now.” Officers of the Lawrence Police Department arrested him soon after that at a convenience store not far from the bank.

Grissom commended the Lawrence Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike Warner for their work on the case.

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Updated December 15, 2014