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Robbery suspect has bad hair day

Wanted in a Scranton bank theft, he got notice from police in a salon.

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio - Where is an orange-haired bank-robbery suspect most likely to hang out? The salon, of course.

That's where police in Bellefontaine found Mark Dennis, 24, who was wanted in a Tuesday robbery in Scranton, Pa. He may have been trying to change his hair color to conceal his identity, said J.J. Kalaver, an agent in the FBI's Philadelphia division.

"Maybe in a big city you can get away with walking around with orange hair, but in a smaller town you probably stand out," he said.

Dennis was found Thursday at the Boardwalk Mane Styling Salon, Lt. Ron Birt said.

FBI agents are looking into whether Dennis robbed four other banks in the Scranton area in the last month, Kalaver said. He's also charged in Ohio with possession of drugs and a drug instrument, Birt said.

Dennis was likely in Bellefontaine, about 50 miles northwest of Columbus, because he has relatives in the area, Birt said.

He was being held in the Logan County jail, according to the sheriff's office.