FBI Dallas
Public Affairs Officer Janella Newsome
(972) 559-5105
November 8, 2017

FBI Searches for Longhorn Bandit

Offers a Reward of up to $5,000 Cash

DALLAS, TX—The FBI Dallas Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a bank robber dubbed the “Longhorn Bandit,” who is believed to be responsible for at least two bank robberies last month, October 2017, one in Irving, Texas and one in Kennedale, Texas. North Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 cash for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this individual.

The first robbery occurred on October 18, 2017 at the Bank of the West located at 2400 W Irving Boulevard, Irving, Texas. The “Longhorn Bandit” entered the premises and handed the teller a note written on a deposit slip. The note read: “hand me all the loose bills, I have a gun.” The second robbery occurred on October 26, 2017 at the EECU credit union located at 1253 North Little School Road, Kennedale, Texas. The “Longhorn Bandit” entered the premises, approached the teller, and indicated he had a gun. After both robberies, the “Longhorn Bandit” used a dark-colored Chevrolet SUV as a getaway vehicle.

The “Longhorn Bandit” is described as a white male in his 20s or 30s, approximately 5’10” tall, weighing 165-180 pounds, with a smaller build, light complexion, and brown hair. In the first robbery, the “Longhorn Bandit” wore a gray University of Texas sweatshirt, dark shorts, sandals, and gray hat. In the second robbery, he wore a plain gray sweatshirt and a gray hat. He has a tattoo on his right calf.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact North Texas Crime Stoppers at 1-877-373-TIPS or the FBI Dallas Division at 972-559-5000. You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov. Tipsters may remain anonymous. For additional photos and information, please visit https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov/robbers-container/2017-10-19.8522311835.