Home Robbers Container UNKNOWN BANK ROBBER


Incognito Bandit

Woburn, Massachusetts; Arlington, Massachusetts; Waltham, Massachusetts; Stoughton, Massachusetts; Billerica, Massachusetts; Bedford, Massachusetts; Wayland, Massachusetts; Marlborough, Massachusetts; Stoneham, Massachusetts

February 14, 2015; February 24, 2015; August 13, 2015; September 5, 2015; October 16, 2015; January 15, 2016; January 25, 2016; February 2, 2016; September 11, 2016; October 7, 2016; November 10, 2016; December 6, 2016


Woburn - Citizens Bank - 09.05.2015
Arlington - Winchester Savings Bank - 10.16.2015
Bedford - TD Bank - 09.11.2016
Stoneham - Salem Five Bank - 12.06.2016

Multimedia: Images | Videos


  • Height: Approximately 6'0"
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Slender
  • Age: 20s
  • Remarks: The Incognito Bandit is wanted in connection with at least 12 Massachusetts bank robberies. He is described as an African-American male with a slender build. In nearly all cases, he is dressed in all black or dark colors, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt or jacket, a ski mask, sunglasses, black gloves, and socks covering his shoes. On one occasion, he was dressed in a hooded sweatshirt with a U.S. Army logo. In six out of 12 robberies, the suspect was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.


On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at approximately 3:27 p.m., the Salem Five Bank, located at 88 Main Street, Stoneham, Massachusetts, was robbed by an unknown male. The suspect verbally demanded money and threatened a weapon, though no weapon was shown.  At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a green hooded jacket, a mask, sunglasses, and gloves. He fled the bank on foot.

It is believed the same individual is responsible for at least 11 similar robberies across Massachusetts between February 14, 2015, and November 10, 2016, occurring in Wellesley, Natick, Watertown, Woburn, Arlington, Waltham, Stoughton, Billerica, Bedford, Wayland and Marlborough.


The FBI is offering a monetary reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and prosecution of the person responsible for these robberies.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

Anyone with information should call the FBI Boston Division's Violent Crimes Task Force at 1-857-386-2000.

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: Boston