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UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

The "Lunch Break Bandit"

Gilbert, Arizona; Mesa, Arizona; Scottsdale, Arizona; Glendale, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; Mesa, Arizona; Peoria, Arizona; Litchfield Park, Arizona; Peoria, Arizona

October 12, 2019; August 28, 2019; August 26, 2019; August 10, 2019; June 12, 2019; April 13, 2019; April 3, 2019; March 12, 2019; February 21, 2019

UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

April 3, 2019
October 12, 2019
August 26, 2019
August 10, 2019

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DESCRIPTION

  • Height: 5'6" to 5'10"
  • Weight: 160 to 170 pounds
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Medium
  • Complexion: Light
  • Race: White
  • Age: 40 to 50 years old
  • Remarks: The unknown suspect was last seen wearing a gray windbreaker-style jacket, dark-colored shorts, a blue hat with a wig underneath, black sunglasses, and white shoes. The suspect has also been observed wearing a black hat, black sunglasses, a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and white shoes.
  • Weapon Used: Black handgun

CAUTION

Between February 21, 2019, and October 12, 2019, an unknown suspect has committed nine armed bank robberies in the Phoenix metro area. During the bulk of these incidents, the suspect enters a local grocery store that contains a bank. The suspect approaches the bank and contacts an available teller, at which time he presents a demand note while also brandishing a handgun. The tellers in these incidents comply and the suspect is given a known amount of money before fleeing the grocery store. Below is a list of the related armed bank robberies:

1. February 21, 2019, at 12:30 p.m., at the US Bank inside of a Safeway grocery store located at 12320 North 83rd Avenue in Peoria, Arizona.

2. March 12, 2019, at 12:11 p.m., at the US Bank inside of the Albertson's grocery store located at 12970 West Indian School Road in Litchfield Park, Arizona.

3. April 3, 2019, at 12:08 p.m., at the Alaska Federal Credit Union inside of the Safeway grocery store located at 10641 West Olive Avenue in Peoria, Arizona.

4. April 13, 2019, at 12:11 p.m., at the Wells Fargo Bank inside of the Safeway grocery store located at 1225 West Guadalupe Road in Mesa, Arizona.

5. June 12, 2019, at 11:28 a.m., at the Wells Fargo Bank inside of the Bashas grocery store located at 10631 North 32nd Street in Phoenix, Arizona.

6. August 10, 2019, at 12:01 p.m., at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 6525 West Happy Valley Road in Phoenix, Arizona.

7. August 26, 2019, at 10:09 a.m., at the US Bank inside the Safeway grocery store located at 6501 East Greenway Parkway in Phoenix, Arizona.

8. August 28, 2019, at 10:09 a.m., at the Wells Fargo Bank inside the Safeway grocery store located at 1225 West Guadalupe Road in Mesa, Arizona.

9. October 12, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at the Wells Fargo Bank inside the Safeway Grocery store located at 90 South Val Vista Drive in Gilbert, Arizona.

REWARD

Wells Fargo, a non-governmental organization, is offering a reward 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

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect should contact the FBI's Phoenix Field Office at (623) 466-1999, or may submit tips online at tips.fbi.gov. You may also contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377).

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