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UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

Faux Badge Bandit

La Verne, California; Pasadena, California; Claremont, California; Santa Clarita, California

May 13, 2018; June 14, 2018; June 14, 2018; June 15, 2018

UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

Faux Badge Bandit

DESCRIPTION

  • Height: 6'0"
  • Weight: 230 pounds
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Medium
  • Race: White
  • Age: 40 to 50 years old
  • Remarks: The suspect wears a white or beige hat with a large rim, a black t-shirt, unbuttoned long-sleeved shirt, tan pants and a star badge attached to his belt. The suspect is seen wearing the same hat at a different location but wearing professional business attire including a black business jacket, white long-sleeved shirt, and black pants with a shoulder holster under the coat on the left side.
  • Weapon Used:

CAUTION

An unidentified White male has been linked to four bank robberies since May 31, 2018, and may be impersonating a police officer.  According to witnesses in some of the bank robberies, the suspect wears a badge on his hip along with a shoulder holster.  A handgun has been brandished during the robberies and can also be seen inside the holster.  Investigators believe the suspect may be armed with multiple weapons.  During the robberies, the suspect enters the bank carrying a bag and presents a note demanding cash.  The suspect has threatened victim tellers that he would shoot co-workers if the victim did not comply with his demand.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

This investigation is being conducted by the Pasadena Police Department; the LaVerne Police Department; the Claremont Police Department; the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the FBI.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the 24 hour telephone number for the FBI in Los Angeles at 310-477-6565.

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: Los Angeles