'AK-47 Bandit' Appears to Resurface in Nebraska

Police mount full-scale manhunt to chase down the notorious bank robber.
2:15 | 09/02/14

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That was great, thank you. Amy. Notorious bank robber who appears to have struck again. The ak-47 bandit expected of using that weapon in a string of brazen robberies across the northwest. May now have resurfaced in Nebraska. ABC's Cecilia Vega is tracking the case. Good morning, Cecilia. Reporter: Good morning to you. Authorities across the west have been trying to catch this man for more than two years. They say he is extremely dangerous. He's already shot a police officer and with that gun he carries they fear he will shoot again. This morning, a massive manhunt is on for this man known as the ak-47 bandit. Police saying he is armed, dangerous and at it again. We are confident that somebody in the public knows this suspect and can help us solve this case. Reporter: Wanted for five bank robberies in four states striking this time in Nebraska ordering employees to empty out the vault and making off with a duffel bag full of cash and just like each heist before, he's carrying that high-powered assault weapon complete with a round drum magazine. Not only does he have a serious weapon but he has a lot of ammo. Reporter: And now investigators suspect the man seen wearing a sheriff's vest during some of his holdups may, in fact, have been one of their own. Tactics suggest he may have some military or law enforcement experience. Reporter: This spree started two years ago in chino, California. Allegedly cowing 911 to create a diverse before robbing the bank. 911 emergency, what are you reporting. I have a bomb, this is not a drill. You hear me? Reporter: During his escape opening fire on a policeman seriously wounding him. He fires four shots at the car. Reporter: After the heist in California the FBI said he hit banks in Idaho, Washington, and finally Nebraska, sometimes even stopping to count the loot. Always wearing a mask to hide his face always carrying that gun. We're going to do whatever we can do to hunt this guy down. Reporter: Authorities are asking for the public's help and warn not to approach him. They say he is that dangerous. Call the police if you see him. There is a $100,000 reward in this case. Now to a rescue on the high

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