San Diego County Crime Stoppers, working with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are asking for assistance from the public to help Identify and locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery series.
Detectives believe the three robberies listed below are all related and committed by the same suspect. In all three cases, the male suspect used a demand note asking for money. In case #3, the suspect was seen getting into the passenger side of a vehicle and leaving the scene. See suspect and vehicle description below:
Case #1: May 29, 2013 (Wednesday), approximately 9:25 a.m., California Coast Credit Union, 4265 Genesee Ave., San Diego, CA.
Case #2: May 29, 2013 (Wednesday), approximately 9:46 a.m., Mission Federal Credit Union, 269 West Washington, San Diego, CA.
Case #3: May 30, 2013 (Thursday), approximately 4:55 p.m., Mission Federal Credit Union, 4205 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA.
Suspect Description: Possibly a Hispanic, Asian, or Indian adult male. 30-40 years old, 5’4”-5’9” tall, thick build, black hair worn in a ponytail. See attached pictures.
Suspect Vehicle: Red small 2-door sedan, possibly a Toyota or Honda. See attached picture.
Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299 or 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 in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com
Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Lt. Kevin Mayer at (619) 531-2675.
Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer James Johnson at (619) 531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547.
For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous. The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion. The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000. Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.