An ankle monitor didn’t keep North Carolina man from robbing banks — again and again, FBI says
A North Carolina man is supsected of robbing or trying to rob a three Charlotte banks over the course of a month. - Dreamstime/Dreamstime/TNS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While court records reveal Khalil Prater as a persistent bank robber, he has not proven to be a particularly elusive one. Starting in February and continuing for the next month or so, the 26-year-old Charlotte man targeted three city banks, the FBI claims. In each incident, Prater was either wearing a GPS device or unknowingly carrying one. Not surprisingly, his attempted escapes on foot never got very far. Prater was arrested Friday on federal bank robbery charges and was being held in the Mecklenburg County jail, arrest records show. As of Tuesday, his initial appearance in...