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FBI Seeks Public’s Assistance to Identify the “Geezer Bandit,” Believed to be Responsible for 11 Bank Robberies

FBI San Diego June 24, 2010
  • Darrell Foxworth (858) 320-8302

The FBI, San Diego Police Department, San Diego Sheriff’s Department, and Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male bank robber dubbed the “Geezer Bandit.” The Geezer Bandit is believed to be responsible for robbing 11 banks in San Diego County and one in Riverside County.

The latest bank robbery in the Geezer Bandit series is believed to have occurred today with the robbery of the Bank of America, 31934 Highway 79, South, Temecula, CA.

At approximately 1:14 p.m. today, an unknown male believed to be the individual dubbed the Geezer Bandit robbed the Bank of America, 31934 Highway 79, South, Temecula, CA. During today’s robbery, the robber approached the victim teller and presented a demand note for cash. The robber carried a leather case which contained a small caliber pistol that he threatened to use if the teller did not comply with his demands. After receiving a sum of money the robber walked out of the bank.

Witnesses have described the Geezer Bandit as follows:
Sex: Male
Race: White
Age: 60 – 70 years old
Height: Approximately 6’0” tall
Weight: Approximately 190 lbs.
Build: Average
Weapon: Revolver pistol

The Geezer Bandit is believed to be responsible for robbing the following banks:

August 28, 2009

US Bank

9643 Mission Gorge Rd., Santee

September 12, 2009

San Diego National Bank

7877 Ivanhoe, La Jolla

October 9, 2009

US Bank

4627 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego

October 26, 2009

Bank of America

17008 Avenida de Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe

November 16, 2009

Bank of America

7680 Girard Ave., La Jolla

January 27, 2010

San Diego National Bank

1075 Rosecrans, San Diego

April 20, 2010

California Bank & Trust

140 Escondido Ave., Vista

April 30, 2010

US Bank

1301 E. Vista Way, Vista

May 11, 2010

Bank Of America

9711 Mission Gorge Road, Santee

June 7, 2010

US Bank

14837 Pomerado Road, Poway

June 24, 2010

Bank of America

31934 Highway 79, South, Temecula

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