Serial Bank Robbers
Male, In an escalation of violence, the Black Hat Bandits have become more brazen at each robbery having threatened bank customers and tellers, most recently holding a gun to a customer’s head, and jumping teller counters in attempts to gain access to bank vaults. During each robbery, the Black Hat Bandits have been described as carrying handguns and wearing winter coats, sunglasses, black hats (either a winter knit cap or wide-brimmed hat) and facial disguises such as ski masks or a fake beard.
5'5" - 6'0", 150-190 pounds, Male, White, During the February 21, 2014 robbery, the suspect wore a red beanie cap, eyeglasses, a white cotton shirt with a red and blue plaid design, light-colored pants, and gold or silver loop earrings. During the February 11, 2015 robbery, the robber appeared unkempt and wore a painter’s mask, stocking cap, prescription glasses, a white long-sleeved shirt, and jeans.
5'10" to 6'2", Male, White, Medium Build, In each robbery, the subject has covered his face with a black ski mask or a white pillowcase/sack with eye holes cut out. He is described as a White male, 5’10” to 6’2” tall, with a stocky build. He may have blue eyes. In three of the four robberies, he has been dressed in a jacket and tie; in the fourth, a gray hooded sweatshirt and sneakers. He’s also been known to wear latex gloves, sunglasses or safety glasses, and a large-brimmed straw hat. He has displayed a small black semi-automatic handgun, sometimes in a shoulder holster.
Between 5'10" - 6'2", Approximately 165 - 190 pounds, Male, White, Thin, In both the January 2015 and December 2014 robberies, the robber covered his face with a black ski mask. He also covered his head with a baseball cap and the hood from his hoodie, pulled up over the cap. He wore one glove, over his right hand, during the January 2015 robbery and wore gloves over both hands during the December 2014 robbery.
5'11" to 6'0", Male, Black, Dark complexion, During the December 12, 2014 robbery, the subject was described as wearing a red puffy winter jacket, a black knit hat and black pants. During the December 1, 2014 robbery, the subject was described as wearing a black mask, a multicolored Nike rain jacket, black pants and brown boots. During the November 20, 2014 robbery, the subject wore sunglasses, an oversized orange or burgundy winter coat, black jeans and a black knit hat. During the November 14, 2014 robbery, the subject wore sunglasses, a red ski jacket with gray and white stripes, black jeans, brown boots and a black knit cap with red and white stripes.
5'8", 200 pounds, Male, Heavy set
5'6", Approximately 185 to 200 pounds, Female
6'0", 210 to 250 pounds, Male, White, Medium Build, Medium complexion, At the time of the November 13, 2014, robbery, the suspect wore a black, zip-front jacket with a hood that had a Nike logo on the left breast; blue jeans; black shoes; and a black San Francisco Giants baseball hat. He also attempted to conceal his identity by wearing a dust mask or medical mask and dark wrap-around sunglasses. During the September 25, 2014, robbery, the suspect wore a black, zip-front jacket with a hood that had a Nike logo on the left breast; blue jeans; black shoes; and a black San Francisco Giants baseball hat. He also attempted to conceal his identity by wearing a dust mask or medical mask and dark sunglasses. During the June 17, 2014, robbery and sighting, the suspect wore a blue, button-front shirt with the sleeves pushed up; blue jeans; black shoes; and a black San Francisco Giants baseball hat. He also attempted to conceal his identity by wearing a dust mask or medical mask with yellow straps and dark sunglasses.
Approximately 6'0" to 6'5" tall, Male, Black, The suspect is described as possibly being a Middle Eastern male having short black hair and unshaven. He was wearing a gray or brown suit, a white button-down shirt without a tie and sunglasses. During the December 10 robbery in Alexandria, he was described as wearing a black "peacoat" style jacket and a navy knit hat with a pattern on it. During the December 4 robbery in Washington, D.C., the subject was wearing a scarf around his neck. During the November 10 robbery in Arlington, the subject was described as carrying a black leather briefcase or laptop bag.
5'10", Male, The robber had a beard, wore a black jacket and a baseball cap with the Texans logo on the front.
6'0" to 6'2" tall, Male, White, Small Build, The robber is described as a White male, tall (over 6’0”), and slender with a light beard. He was wearing glasses and appeared to have a bandage of some sort on the left side of his neck. It is unknown at this time if the bandage is there to cover up an identifying mark, such as a tattoo, or if the individual had some sort of wound. In each robbery he wore the same clothing; blue jeans, a white t-shirt, a gray-and-white-striped hooded jacket, a camouflage bseballball cap (blue, green, and white in color), and dark-colored tennis shoes.
5'8" to 5'10", 180 pounds, Male, Possibly Hispanic or Native American, Medium Build, The suspect wore a black baseball cap, sunglasses, a long black wig, a black T-shirt, blue jeans, and sneakers. He carried a black cloth bag and had a small amount of facial hair on his chin., The suspect had light pockmarks on his cheeks.
5'6", 150-160 pounds, Male, Black, Skinny/Thin, Dark, Dark complexion, During the Wells Fargo Bank robbery, the unknown subject was witnessed carrying a dark blue or green bag and wearing blue jeans, a gray/white sweatshirt, and a white baseball cap. The unknown subject wore a blue, gray and white stripped shirt and a black baseball cap with a black "O" displayed on the front during the BB&T robbery; and khaki pants, a dark sweatshirt, sunglasses and a black baseball cap during the PNC Bank robbery.
Approximately 5'11" to 6'0", Approximately 140 to 160 pounds, Male, Asian, Thin or Skinny, The suspect wore a zippered hoodie with the hood pulled up and over a baseball hat with the California flag and bear design. He wore dark-rimmed aviator-style sunglasses and black gloves. , The robber has a mole over his lip on the left side.
5'10" to 6'1", Male, Black, Small Build, Both subjects wore masks and gloves. They are described as Black males in their mid-20s to mid-30s, approximately 5’10” to 6’1” tall.
5'10" to 6'0", Male, White, Medium Build, Brown, Light complexion, The subject had a scruffy beard and was wearing a red Phillies "P" hat and a black windbreaker.
Approximately 5'11" to 6'0", Approximately 170 to 185 pounds, Male, Black, Athletic, Black, Dark complexion, During the July 9, 2014, robbery, the suspect wore a red Ohio State Buckeyes shirt and a dark Nike baseball hat. He carried a dark duffel bag.
Approximately 6'0", 170 to 180 pounds, Male, White, Medium Build, The suspect wore a green hat, short-sleeved red shirt, blue jeans and small brown leather bag with shoulder strap.
6’0” to 6’3”, Male, Black, Muscular, During the August 9 robbery, the subject was described as wearing a black hat and a black t-shirt. During the robberies on July 21 and June 27, the subject was described as wearing a white t-shirt with the words “Forever Loyal” on it. During the robbery on June 27, the subject wore a dark-colored hat that said “VIBES” on it.
5'8" to 5'10", Male, Black, Medium Build, Light complexion, In each robbery, the suspect wore a hooded jacket, gloves, and covered his face with a mask. Only his eyes were fully visible, earning him the name, the “Eyes Only Bandit.”