"The Gun-tote Robber"

Burien, Washington; Renton, Washington; Maple Valley, Washington; Issaquah, Washington; Seattle, Washington; Seattle, Washington

May 4, 2016; May 31, 2016; July 7, 2016; July 13, 2016; August 23, 2016; October 17, 2016


May 4, 2016
July 7, 2016
August 23, 2016
October 17, 2016


  • Height: 5'10" to 6'2"
  • Weight: 160 to 170 pounds
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Small
  • Age: 20s to 30s
  • Remarks: The unknown suspect continually wears a black scarf or mask, and a variety of hooded sweatshirts. During every robbery, the unknown suspect has worn some type of gloves (usually blue surgical latex gloves). The unknown suspect is reported to have used some sort of bag in some of the robberies.
  • Weapon Used: During one robbery, it is reported the unknown suspect used a silver handgun. During another, the unknown suspect was seen with a black handgun.


"The Gun-tote Robber" is wanted for their involvement in the following bank robberies:

  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Key Bank located at 17818 1st Ave South in Burien, Washington
  • Monday, May 31, 2016 - Key Bank located at 4431 NE 4th Street in Renton, Washington
  • Thursday, July 7, 2016 - Key Bank located at 23928 225th Way SE in Maple Valley, Washington
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - Washington Federal located at 855 Rainier Boulevard North in Issaquah, Washington
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - Union Bank located at 2825 NE 125th Street in Seattle, Washington
  • Monday, October 17, 2016 - Key Bank located at 4715 25th Ave NE in Seattle, Washington

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is partnering with the King County Sheriff’s Office and the Seattle Police Department in investigating these robberies. The task force includes members from the FBI, the Auburn Police Department, the Everett Police Department, the Bellevue Police Department, the King County Sheriff’s Office, and the Seattle Police Department.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

If you have any information regarding these robberies, please contact the FBI's Seattle Field Office at 206-622-0460.

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: Seattle