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Uncanny Resemblance': Why Mike Rowe Is Sharing His Alibi for a Bank Robbery in Medford, Oregon


"Be on the lookout for somebody who’s shorter and less attractive.”

Mike Rowe shares his alibi for a bank robbery. Image source: Mike Rowe, Facebook

Mike Rowe wants you to know he has an alibi for a bank robbery in Medford, Oregon.

It all started when the Medford Police Department posted images of the suspect on Facebook.

BANK ROBBERY (Updated Pics)We had a bank robbery at the Chase Bank, near the corner of Stewart Avenue and Barnett Road...

Posted by Medford Police on Monday, January 4, 2016

Facebook users immediately speculated that the suspect looks like Rowe.

“First off, we appreciate all the tips on the bank robbery from yesterday,” the Medford Police Department wrote on Facebook. “In fact, thanks to you guys, we issued an arrest warrant for Mike Rowe from the TV show, ‘Dirty Jobs.’ Just kidding Mike Rowe! Keep your eye out for the real robber and keep the tips coming.”

Rowe, the host of "Somebody’s Gotta Do It" on CNN, saw the post on Facebook and assured everyone that he hasn’t taken up the dirty job of bank robbery.

To The People of Medford Oregon,Those of you up to speed with the Medford Police Facebook Page, (one of the finest...

Posted by

Mike Rowe on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Rowe later took to Facebook to assure his followers that his alibi has checked out and that he would like to “see this particular crook brought to justice.”

Well, the good news is this - it appears I am no longer a person of interest in the Medford Bank Robbery. Thanks to the...

Posted by

Mike Rowe on Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Medford Police Department confirmed his alibi and thanked Rowe for being a good sport.

This just in, Mike Rowe from "Dirty Jobs" has been alibi'd in Monday's bank robbery. This is a real bummer, but as we...

Posted by Medford Police on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

For those that missed it, here is the link to ABC's Good Morning America story with Mike Rowe, and us, talking about our...

Posted by Medford Police on Thursday, January 7, 2016

Rowe appeared on Good Morning America to discuss the incident.

“I looked at it and I laughed and I said, ‘Those guys have a great sense of humor,’” Rowe said. “But I can’t deny there is an uncanny resemblance, so I just fired off a quick little missive saying, ‘Hey, for what it’s worth, I’m in Kansas, so be on the lookout for somebody who’s shorter and less attractive.’”

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