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UNKNOWN ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBER

"The Acid Bandit"

Mesa, Arizona

January 27, 2016

UNKNOWN ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBER

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DESCRIPTION

  • Height: 5’7” to 5’9”
  • Weight: 275 pounds
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Large
  • Hair: Gray
  • Complexion: Acne (or acne scars) on face
  • Race: White
  • Age: 55 to 60 years old
  • Remarks: The unknown suspect wore a black baseball hat with an unknown logo or design on the front, a fake mustache or beard, a blue long-sleeved shirt, black pants, and black shoes.
  • Vehicle Information: Silver or gold Toyota Camry 4-door with a temporary paper license plate.
  • Weapon Used: Unknown chemical, possibly sulfuric acid.

CAUTION

On January 27, 2016, at approximately 12:00 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1860 East University Drive in Mesa, Arizona. The suspect proceeded to the customer line and waited to be called to the teller counter. Once at the counter, he displayed a note that demanded money and threatened to spray sulfuric acid on the teller if they didn’t comply. The teller ducked down under the teller counter. The suspect then walked out of the bank and entered the listed vehicle in the parking lot.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

If you have information regarding this robbery, please contact the FBI's Phoenix Field Office at (623) 466-1999.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact your local FBI Office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov

Field Office: Phoenix