FBI Dallas
Public Affairs Officer Janella Newsome
(972) 559-5105
March 12, 2018

FBI Searches for a Serial Bank Robber Known as The Navigation Bandit

Reward of up to $10,000 Cash

DALLAS, TX—The Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, Dallas and Garland Police Departments are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a serial bank robber dubbed, the “Navigation Bandit” suspected of five bank robberies—four in Dallas and one in Garland between February 7 and March 12, 2018. The FBI, in conjunction with Crime Stoppers of North Texas, is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this individual. Video of the suspect was captured on February 21 at Compass Bank—3939 St. Francis Street.

  • February 7 – BVA Compass Bank – 9090 Skillman Street, Dallas, Texas
  • February 21 – BVA Compass Bank – 3939 St. Francis Street, Dallas, Texas
  • March 8 – BBVA Compass Bank – 1134 North Buckner Boulevard, Dallas, Texas
  • March 9 – BBVA Compass Bank – 111 North Glenbrook Drive, Garland, Texas
  • March 12 – BBVA Compass Bank – 14852 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas

The bank robber is described as a Hispanic male, between the ages of 25 and 27, 5’6” – 5’9” tall and approximately 160 pounds.

In the February 7 robbery, the suspect wore tan pants, a black long-sleeved shirt, a black vest, and a black hat with a tan bill. In the February 21 robbery, the suspect wore glasses, a black long sleeve dress shirt, possibly a jacket, and a black beanie cap. In the March 8 robbery, the suspect wore a black baseball hat, glasses, a gray jacket/sweater and blue jeans.

In each robbery, the subject presented a note to the tellers demanding money. The tellers provided the robber with U.S. currency who then exited on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. To date, no one has been injured.

Anyone with information regarding these bank robberies can contact the FBI Dallas Division at 972-559-5000 or Crime Stoppers of North Texas at 214-373-TIPS(8477). You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov and remain anonymous. For additional photos and information, please visit https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov/robbers-container/2018-02-09.2675855061.