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FBI and Local Law Enforcement Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Unknown Bank Robber
Suspect Believed to be Responsible for Two Bank Robberies

FBI San Diego July 16, 2013
  • Darrell Foxworth (858) 320-8302

The FBI, El Cajon Police Department, and La Mesa Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown man believed to be responsible for two bank robberies. The latest robbery occurred on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, involving the U.S. Bank located at 490 Fletcher Parkway in El Cajon, California.

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at approximately 2:28 p.m., the U.S. Bank located at 490 Fletcher Parkway in El Cajon, California, was robbed by an unknown male using a demand note. At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank, approached the victim teller, and produced a demand note for cash. The demand note threatened the robber was armed with a bomb. After receiving a sum of money, the robber exited the bank. No injuries were reported.

This same unknown man is believed to be responsible for the July 5, 2013 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank located at 5610 Lake Murray Boulevard in La Mesa, California.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Height: Approximately 5’7” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 210 lbs.-215 lbs.
  • Hair: Gray and black hair, goatee beard with mustache
  • Build: Heavy
  • Age: Mid-50s
  • Other: Acne scars
  • Clothing: Dark sunglasses, a blue short-sleeved shirt, and tan pants. The robber blue/green colored cloth bag, similar to a reusable grocery bag.

Bank surveillance photographs from the U.S. Bank, located at 490 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon, California, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013:

Bank surveillance photographs from the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 5610 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, California, on Friday, July 5, 2013:

Anyone with information concerning these robberies is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 540-8477.