UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER
The Gaiter Bandit
- Robbery Dates: October 29, 2021; November 5, 2021; November 15, 2021; November 18, 2021; November 23, 2021; December 20, 2021
- Height: 5'9" or taller
- Sex: Male
- Race: Black
- Age: 40 to 50 years old
- Build: Medium
- Weapon Used: Handgun
In each incident, the bank robber wore a black gaiter mask to cover his face.
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
Field Office: San Francisco