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The Silent Bandit

Skowhegan, Maine; Waterville, Maine; Pittsfield, Maine; Waterville, Maine

December 13, 2012; February 21, 2013; February 7, 2014; February 12, 2015


The Silent Bandit demands cash at the Key Bank in Waterville, Maine on February 21, 2013
The Silent Bandit leaving after a robbery at the TD Bank in Waterville, Maine on February 12, 2015
The Silent Bandit leaves Bangor Savings Bank in Pittsfield, Maine on February 7, 2014.
The Silent Bandit leaves Bangor Savings Bank in Pittsfield, Maine on February 7, 2014.

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  • Height: 5'06" to 5'10"
  • Weight: Heavy-set
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Large
  • Race: White
  • Age: 55 to 65 years old
  • Remarks: In each robbery, the suspect was wearing gloves; a long, dark, hooded rain parka; and facial coverings. In some robberies, he was also seen wearing a “mad bomber” style hat.
  • Vehicle Information: Investigators believe a vehicle has been parked in the general area of each bank, but these cases are unusual in that the suspect seemed to display a great deal of calm and restraint in casually walking toward, and then away from the crime scene.


During each of the robberies, the suspect passed notes to the tellers, threatening violence and demanding cash. The "Silent Bandit" has never spoken during any of the robberies and he has never displayed a weapon. Following each robbery, the suspect walked calmly away from the scene. The same person is alleged to be responsible for the following robberies:

• December 13, 2012 at approximately 4:40 p.m., Franklin Savings Bank, 194 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, Maine

• February 21, 2013 at approximately 4:42 p.m., Key Bank, 305 KMD, Waterville, Maine

• February 7, 2014 at approximately 2:45 p.m., Bangor Savings Bank, 108 Somerset Avenue, Pittsfield, Maine

• February 12, 2015 at approximately 5:47 p.m., TD Bank, 182 Main Street, Waterville, Maine


The FBI is offering a monetary reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for these robberies.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at 857-386-2000, or the Waterville, Maine Police Department at 1-207-680-4700. Tips can also be electronically submitted at tips.fbi.gov.

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