Mike Rowe mistaken for suspected bank robber

CNN host mistaken for suspected bank robber
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  • Police in Oregon post image of suspect who some think resembles reality star Mike Rowe
  • Rowe responds on Facebook to quash the confusion

(CNN)No, that wasn't reality TV star Mike Rowe charged with robbing a bank earlier this week.

Rowe responded to the confusion about the suspected robber in a Facebook post on Wednesday.
Police in Medford, Oregon, posted an image of the man, who was charged in a robbery on Monday, and from the angle of the photo, some think he looks a lot like the star of CNN's "Somebody's Gotta Do It."
    "True, I am often attired in a sweatshirt and ball cap, and yes, I do share a certain resemblance with the culprit," Rowe told his Facebook followers.
    "I've also been spotted in Medford on more than one occasion, (a lovely town by any standard.) However, I am not '5'6"- 5'8" tall with a small to medium build.' The last time I was 5'6" - 5'8" I was in the 6th grade. And the 'small to medium' ship sailed some time ago."
    Just to be sure, Rowe said he can prove he was in Kansas if necessary.

    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