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UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

The Gaiter Bandit

San Francisco, California; Berkeley, California; San Jose, California; Oakland, California

October 29, 2021; November 15, 2021; November 23, 2021; November 18, 2021; November 5, 2021; December 20, 2021

UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

DESCRIPTION

  • Height: 5'9" or taller
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Medium
  • Hair: Bald
  • Race: Black
  • Age: 40 to 50 years old
  • Remarks: In each incident, the bank robber wore a black gaiter mask to cover his face.
  • Weapon Used: Handgun

CAUTION

This unidentified male subject has committed seven bank robberies in the Bay Area, including robberies in Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose, California, from October 29, 2021, to December 20, 2021. During each robbery, the suspect entered the bank wearing a black gaiter mask. He then presented a note to the bank tellers. The notes varied, but ultimately demanded cash and threatened that teller. The suspect also brandished a firearm or led tellers to believe he had a firearm. In all of the incidents, the victim tellers feared that the suspect would harm them and complied with his demands.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

If you have any information concerning this individual, please contact the FBI's San Francisco Field Office at (415) 553-7400 or submit a tip via 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: San Francisco