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FBI and San Diego Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify the “Dapper Bandit”

FBI San Diego December 27, 2010
  • Darrell Foxworth (858) 320-8302

The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male dubbed the “Dapper Bandit” believed responsible for robbing a US Bank branch, located at 2150 Chatsworth Boulevard, San Diego, California, earlier today.

On Monday, December 27, 2010, at approximately 9:40 a.m. an unknown white male, robbed the US Bank, located at 2150 Chatsworth Boulevard, San Diego, California. The robber entered the bank, approached the victim teller, and made a verbal demand for cash while threatening the teller with a black semi-automatic pistol. After receiving a sum of money the robber walked out of the bank.

The robber is described as follows:

  • Race: White
  • Age: Late 20’s to early 30’s
  • Height: Approximately 6’2” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 200 pounds
  • Build: Medium
  • Other: Tattoo on right side of neck possibly cursive writing
  • Hair: Bald head with goatee
  • Clothing: Black golf hat, dark gray/black sports jacket, black high collared shirt, and dark colored pants

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Bank Surveillance Photographs from US Bank, 2150 Chatsworth Boulevard, San Diego, California, on Monday, December 27, 2010.

The “Dapper Bandit” is believed responsible for robbing a Rabobank branch in Tulare, California, on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, and a Bank of America branch in Fresno, California, on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 565-1255, San Diego Police Department Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299 or CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-8477. The FBI and CrimeStoppers are both offering separate rewards of $1,000 each, for a total of $2,000, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the ‘Dapper Bandit.”