Bank Robbery

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Bank Robbery

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the FBI are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery in San Diego. 

On June 5, 2017, at approximately 11:00 am, a male suspect walked into the Union Bank, located at 6010 El Cajon Blvd in San Diego and presented a demand note to a bank teller.  The demand note indicated that he had a gun. The teller complied with the suspect’s demands and have him an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect fled the bank on foot.

Suspect’s Description:
The robber is described as an African-American male, with braided hair, standing approximately 6'00", with a stocky build. The robber was last seen wearing a tan jacket, with a plaid shirt, and unknown type of pants. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.  Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.   Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to SA Davene Butler at (858) 320-8302, or email at 
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at      

FBI Trying to Identify The "Hipster Bandit"


The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force that includes the San Diego Police Department and San Diego Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the “Hipster Bandit.” The “Hipster Bandit” is believed to be responsible for three bank robberies dating back to Thursday, July 2, 2015. The latest robbery occurred on Monday, November 2, 2015, with the robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank, located inside of the Vons grocery store, 10675 Scripps Poway Parkway, San Diego, California.

FBI and San Diego Police Department Release Bank Surveillance Video of Mission Federal Credit Union Robber

In an effort to identify the individual responsible for robbing the Mission Federal Credit Union, located at 269 West Washington Street, San Diego, California, on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, the FBI and San Diego Police Department (SDPD) are releasing bank surveillance video of the individual responsible for robbing the credit union. On Wednesday, September 15, 2015, at approximately 4:58 p.m. the Mission Federal Credit Union, located at 269 West Washington, San Diego, California, was robbed by an unknown male (hereinafter referred to as the robber). At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank and approached the victim teller and made a verbal demand for money. The robber repeated his demands to several other tellers. After receiving a sum of money from the victim teller the robber exited the bank and was last seen travelling southbound towards University Avenue. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800 (option 2) or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. You may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. You may view this video by visiting and searching San Diego bank robbers.

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