FBI Dallas
Public Affairs Specialist Allison Mahan
(972) 559-5000
August 19, 2014

L.A. Bandit Sought by FBI

The Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and Garland Police Department are requesting the public’s
assistance to identify the suspect responsible for two bank robberies in Garland, Texas.

Date Financial Institution Address
July 25, 2014 Chase Bank 4430 Lavon Dr., Garland, Texas
August 14, 2014 Chase Bank 5225 N. Garland Ave., Garland, Texas

On August 14, 2014, the suspect entered Chase Bank on Garland Avenue and stole money from an individual at the teller counter who was preparing to make a deposit. He then verbally demanded additional cash from the bank teller. The subject’s actions were aggressive, but no one was physically injured. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the location on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male with a goatee, believed to be in his 30s, approximately 6’1” tall, with a large build. He wore a dark short-sleeved T-shirt, dark oversized shorts, and a black baseball cap with an “L.A.” logo. He has worn the cap during both robberies.

The Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and Garland Police Department are requesting the publics<br> assistance to identify the suspect responsible for two bank robberies in Garland, Texas.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is urged to call the Dallas Field Office of the FBI at 972-559-5000 or the Garland Police Department at 972-272-8477.