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UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

"The Blues Bandit"

Glendale, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; Surprise, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; Glendale, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona

May 11, 2017; March 17, 2017; March 2, 2017; January 30, 2017; January 10, 2017; December 14, 2016; December 7, 2016; October 3, 2016

UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

May 11, 2017
March 17, 2017
March 2, 2017
January 30, 2016

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DESCRIPTION

  • Sex: Male
  • Vehicle Information: Maroon four-door sedan
  • Weapon Used: Unknown type of handgun

CAUTION

On October 3, 2016, at 6:27 p.m., the suspect entered the Walmart located at 2501 West Happy Valley Road in Phoenix, Arizona, and proceeded to the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union branch inside.  He approached the teller counter, displayed a robbery demand note, and grabbed a black handle inside his jacket that was believed to be a handgun.  The suspect was described as a White male, in his late 30s, 5'7" to 6'0", weighing 180 pounds.

 

On December 7, 2016, at approximately 7:02 p.m., the suspect entered the Walmart located at 5845 West Bell Road in Glendale, Arizona, and proceeded to the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union branch inside.  He waited in the customer line and was called to the teller counter, where he displayed a robbery demand note which threatened that he was armed with a gun.  The suspect was described as a White or Hispanic male in his 20s, 5’8”, with a medium build.


On December 14, 2016, at approximately 6:41 p.m., the suspect entered the Walmart located at 1825 West Bell Road in Phoenix, Arizona, and proceeded to the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union branch inside.  He approached the teller counter, where he displayed a robbery demand note and indicated he was armed with a gun.  The suspect was described as a White male, approximately 40 years old, 5’11” to 6’ tall, weighing 165 to 200 pounds.


On January 10, 2017, at approximately 6:23 p.m., the suspect entered the Walmart located at 6145 North 35th Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona, and proceeded to the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union branch inside.  The suspect approached the teller counter, where he displayed a robbery demand note to the teller and threatened that he had a gun.  The suspect was described as a White or Hispanic male in his early 30s, 5’9”, weighing 180 pounds, with a light complexion.


On January 30, 2017, at approximately 6:48 p.m., the suspect entered the Walmart located at 13770 West Bell Road in Surprise, Arizona, and proceeded to the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union branch inside.  He waited in the customer line and was called to the teller counter, where he displayed a robbery demand note and threatened that he had a gun.  The suspect was described as being a White or Hispanic male in his early 30s, 5’8” tall, weighing 200 pounds, with dark hair and a large hole in his right ear.


On March 2, 2017, at approximately 6:46 p.m., the suspect entered the Albertson's grocery store located at 3130 West Carefree Highway in Phoenix, Arizona, and proceeded to the U.S. Bank branch inside.  He approached the teller counter, displayed a robbery demand note, and threatened that he had a gun.  The suspect was described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, 25 years old, 5'7", weighing 140 pounds.


On March 17, 2017, at approximately 6:57 p.m., the suspect entered the Walmart store located at 2501 West Happy Valley Road in Phoenix, Arizona, and proceeded to the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union branch inside.  He approached the teller counter and displayed a robbery demand note, along with a handgun.  The teller gave him currency, and he fled the bank to a car in the parking lot.


On May 11, 2017, at approximately 2:10 p.m., the suspect entered the Walmart located at 5605 West Northern Avenue in Glendale, Arizona.  He proceeded to the Academy Bank branch inside, where he displayed a robbery demand note.  He was given currency, and fled the store to a maroon-colored four-door sedan.

REWARD

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union, a non-government organization, is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of this individual. The FBI has no involvement in the administration of this reward or any of its governing terms or conditions.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

If you have information regarding this robbery series, 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