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Wanted: The First Aid Bandit

FBI Phoenix November 20, 2009
  • Special Agent Perryn Collier (623) 466-1542

PHOENIX, AZ—The FBI’s Bank Robbery Task Force, Phoenix Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying The First Aid Bandit. He has allegedly robbed a total of four banks.

The unknown male approaches the teller counter displaying a handgun and verbally demands money.He takes the money and flees the bank on foot.

The unknown male is described as a white or Hispanic male, mid 30s, 5’8’, 180 lbs., medium build, black mustache (possibly fake), black hair and acne or burn scars.The unknown male has been seen in most of the robberies with cuts or scars on his nose and on the left and right side of his face. In every robbery, the unknown male is wearing a gauze bandage on different areas of his face, sometimes with blood seeping through. It is possible the cuts and scars are not real.

The following is a list of the bank robberies:

  • 10/01/09, Chase Bank, 39 W. Combs Rd., Queen Creek
  • 10/31/09, Wells Fargo Bank, 5151 N. 44th St., Phoenix
  • 11/07/09, Bank of America, 4343 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa
  • 11/17/09, Desert Schools Federal Credit Union, 8220 Via Paseo Del Norte, Scottsdale

The Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is offering up to $5,000.00 for original information leading to the conviction of the individual responsible for the robbery at the credit union’s Scottsdale branch located at 8220 Via Paseo Del Norte.

The FBI is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying The First Aid Bandit. The public can report information to the FBI at (602) 279-5511 or to Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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