Bank Robbery

FBI and Carlsbad Police Seek "Scarecrow Bandit"/CAPTURED

scarecrow 1 The FBI and Carlsbad Police  Department are seeking the public's assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the Chase Bank, located  at 7176 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, California, on Thursday, March 13, 2014.

On Thursday, March 13, 2014,  at approximately 6:10p.m., the Chase Bank, located at 7176 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, California, was robbed by an unknown male wearing a scarecrow type mask, described as a cloth material with eye holes cut out.

At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank and walked up to the victim teller's window and made a verbal demand for money.  Another employee in the bank suspecting something unusual was happening  approached the victim teller at which time the robber demanded money from this teller.  The robber ended up getting money from both tellers.  The robber was last seen running south bound on Avenida Encinas.  No weapon was observed and no injuries reported.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

 

Sex:                             Male

Race:                           White

Age:                            Mid to late 20's

Height:                       Approximately 5'8" tall

Build:                          Medium athletic build

Clothing:                     Gray hooded long sleeve sweatshirt with dark horizontal stripes, gloves, tan pants and wore a tan colored cloth mask with eyeholes cut out

 

Solana Beach US Bank Robber Still Sought; Suspect wore a pesticide mask/CAPTURED

The FBI and San Diego Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the U.S. Bank branch located inside the Vons grocery store at 931 Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach, California, on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. SolanaBeachVons1

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the U.S. Bank branch located inside the Vons grocery store at 931 Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach, California, was robbed by an unknown male.

At the time of the robbery, the robber approached the victim teller and made a verbal demand for money in specific denominations. Upon receiving a sum of money the unknown male exited the store in an unknown direction. No weapon was observed and no injuries reported.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Height: Approximately 5’8” to 5’10” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 170 lbs.
  • Clothing: Dark sunglasses, orange long-sleeved collarless shirt, light blue hard hat, and wearing a pesticide like mask

Bank surveillance photographs from the U.S. Bank branch located inside of the Vons grocery store at 931 Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach, California, Wednesday, February 19, 2014:

Carlsbad Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

The FBI and Carlsbad Police Department are seeking the public's assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the US Bank, located at 2520 El Camino Real , Carlsbad, California, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at approximately 2:48 p.m., the US Bank, located at 2520 El Camino Real , Carlsbad, California, was robbed by an unknown male using a demand note.

010814 carlsbad bank robbery At the time of the robbery, the unknown male entered the bank , approached the victim teller and presented a threatening demand note for cash. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money from the teller, the robber exited the bank. Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

Sex: Male Race: White Hair: Shaved bald Height: Approximately 6'2" tall Weight: Approximately 200 pounds Build: Medium Age: Early 40's Clothing: Black Kangol style hat, glasses, dark shirt and pants

FBI Seeking "Beer Gut Bandit" For Robbing Four Banks

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The El Cajon Police Department, La Mesa Police Department San Diego Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male believed to be responsible for four bank robberies. The latest robbery in this series occurred on Saturday, July 20, 2013.

On Saturday, July 20, 2013, at approximately 11:57 a.m., the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1235 Avocado Avenue, El Cajon, California, was robbed by an unknown male now dubbed the “Beer Gut Bandit.” At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank and paused at an island counter in the bank lobby. The robber then approached the victim teller and presented a demand note for cash. After receiving a sum of money, the robber exited the bank. No injuries were reported.

The “Beer Gut Bandit” is believed to be responsible for the following bank robberies:

Date Day Time Bank 07/05/2013 Friday 4:32 pm Wells Fargo Bank, 5610 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, CA. 07/16/2013 Tuesday 2:28 pm US Bank, 490 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon, CA. 07/17/2013 Wednesday 12:48 pm Bank of America, 5851 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA. 07/20/2013 Saturday 11:57 am Wells Fargo Bank, 1235 Avocado Boulevard, El Cajon, CA.

Witnesses describe the “Beer Gut Bandit “as follows: Sex: Male Race: White Height: Approximately 5’7” to 6’0” tall Weight: Approximately 200 lbs. – 230 lbs. Hair: Gray and black hair, goatee beard with mustache Build: Medium to heavy with a Age: Mid 50’s Complexion: Ruddy complexion with acne scars Clothing: Glasses with clear tinted lenses, beige t- shirt and carries a blue or green recyclable tote bag

FBI and Carlsbad Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Silvergate Bank Robber

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The FBI and Carlsbad Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the Silvergate Bank, located at 5810 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, on Monday, June 17, 2013.

On Monday, June 17, 2013, at approximately 9:52 a.m., the Silvergate Bank, located at 5810 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, was robbed by an unknown male, armed with what appeared to be semi-automatic pistol.

At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank and ordered everyone to the ground while brandishing a black semi-automatic pistol. The robber ordered two tellers to place money inside of a black attaché case he was carrying. After receiving a sum of money the robber fled the bank and may have driven away in a vehicle parked a short distance away.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

Sex: Male Race: Black Height: Approximately 6’0”tall Weight: Approximately 175 – 195 lbs. Hair: Bald head and beard Build: Athletic Age: Mid 30’s Clothing: White long sleeve dress shirt, dark striped tie, dark slacks, black glove worn on left hand, dark material covering lower part of his face, and black sneakers. Carried a black soft covered case with a shoulder strap Weapon: Black semi-automatic pistol

Bank surveillance photographs from the Silvergate Bank, 5810 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, on Monday, June 17, 2013, at approximately 9:52 a.m.

FBI and SDPD Seek Chase Bank Attempted Robbery Suspect

chase attempt The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male who attempted to rob the Chase Bank, 10505 Tierrasanta Boulevard, San Diego, California, on Thursday, June 6, 2013. At the time of the attempted robbery, the robber entered the bank, approached a bank employee and presented a demand note for cash. The bank employee opened her drawer and showed the robber that she did not have any cash. The robber exited the bank and was last seen running away from the bank. No physical injuries were reported.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows: Sex: Male Race: Black Height: Approximately 6’0” tall Weight: Approximately 150 lbs. Age: Approximately 20 years old Clothing: Navy colored beanie cap, black backpack, black sunglasses, dark jacket and dark jeans

Authorities Seeking To Identify First Avenue Wells Fargo Bank Robber

wellsfargo bank robber june 8 2013 On Saturday, June 8, 2013, at approximately 1:09 p.m. the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 610 First Avenue, San Diego, California, was robbed by an unknown male. At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank, approached the victim teller and feigned to be interested in conducting other banking business. As the victim teller was attempting to respond to the robber’s question, the robber presented a demand note for cash. The robber made several verbal demands for cash and threatened to shoot the teller, if he did not get any money.

Throughout the robbery, the robber held a cell phone to his right ear giving the appearance that he was talking to someone on the phone. After receiving a sum of money the robber fled the bank and was last seen northbound on First Avenue.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows: Sex: Male Race: Black or Hispanic Height: Approximately 5’8” to 6’0”tall Weight: Approximately 150 lbs. Eyes: Green Age: Mid 30’s Clothing: Gray hooded sweatshirt with black and white stripes, baseball cap plaid shorts, white socks with “SD” and dark shoes

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Bank Robbery Series

 i have a bomb bandit 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.

Public Assistance Needed To Identify Wells Fargo Bank Robber/CAPTURED

The FBI and San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the Wells Fargo Bank located at 10535 Craftsman Way, San Diego, California, on Thursday, May 30, 2013.

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            On Thursday, May 30, 2013, at approximately 3:05 p.m. the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 10535 Craftsman Way, San Diego, California, was robbed by an unknown male.  At the time of the robbery, the unknown male entered the bank and pushed a bank employee out of the way who was in the middle of conducting a transaction.  The unknown male made a verbal demand of money from the victim teller.  The robber threatened to harm the teller and others if he did not receive any money.  After receiving a sum of money the robber exited the bank.

            Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

                        Sex:                 Male

                        Race:               White

                        Height:            Approximately 5’8” tall

                        Weight:           Approximately 160 lbs.

                        Build:              Slim

                        Age:                Mid 20’s

                        Clothing:         Blue baseball cap, white short sleeve t-shirt with Boss 302 Mustang depicted on the front of t-shirt, “FOX” mechanic gloves,       black sunglasses and possibly wearing tattoo sleeves on both arms

Public's Assistance Needed To Identify US Bank Robber

FBI and San Diego Police Department Seek Public's Assistance to Identify US Bank Robber  

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The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public's assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the US Bank, located at 610 West Washington Street, San Diego, California, on Friday, May 24, 2013.

On Friday, May 24, 2013, at approximately 9:05 a.m., an unknown male (hereinafter referred to as the robber) robbed the US Bank, located at 610 West Washington Street, San Diego, California. At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank and approached the victim teller. The robber presented a demand note for cash and threatened to be armed. The teller provided the robber a sum of money and the robber exited the bank on foot.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

Sex: Male

Race: White or Hispanic

Age: Possibly late 20's

Height: Approximately 5'9" to 5'10" tall

Weight: Approximately 180 to 190 pounds

Build: Medium

Hair: Goatee

Marks: Purple looking scar on side of face and possible injury to right eye

Clothing: White tee shirt, black nylon warm up style jacket zipped in front with a hood, black messenger style duffle bag/ or pack, dark baseball cap with unknown insignia, yellow ear bud headphones, dark pants and dark shoes

Other: Appeared to walk with a limp

FBI and San Diego Police Department Seek Unknown Man Who Attempted to Rob Bank of America Branch/CAPTURED

For Immediate Release Contact: Darrell Foxworth, (858) 499-7810Friday, May 10, 2013 Special Agent – Media Coordinator

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The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male who attempted to rob the Bank of America, located at 450 B Street, Suite 100, San Diego, California, on Friday, May 10, 2013.

On Friday, May 10, 2013, at approximately 12:40 p.m. an unknown male attempted to rob the Bank of America, located at 450 B Street, Suite 100, San Diego, California. A short time later the same suspect is believed to be responsible for robbing the North Island Federal Credit Union, located at 225 Broadway, San Diego, California, at approximately 12:56 p.m. In both instances the robber presented a demand note.

Witnesses described the robber as follows:

Sex: Male Race: White or Hispanic Height: Approximately 5’4” to 5’6” tall Build: Medium Age: Mid 40’s Hair: Unknown Clothing: Blue baseball cap with unknown insignia, dark long sleeve jacket, plaid shirt and tee-shirt