FBI Phoenix
Jill McCabe
(623) 466-1844
February 16, 2017

FBI Seeking "Slip on Shoes (SOS) Bandit"

The FBI is asking for the public's help in identifying the "Slip on Shoes (SOS) Bandit" in connection with four bank robberies.

Description:

  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
  • Age: 30—40 years old
  • Height: 5’2”—5’5”
  • Weight: 150—230 lbs.
  • Additional Identifiers: Wore dark sunglasses, carried a large purse, and had noticeable skin tags on the right side of her neck and jaw line. The suspect wore a shoulder length wig in one instance and a fake ponytail in another instance.

On February 16, 2017, the suspect entered the bank and spoke to employees under the pretense of being a customer. After a few minutes, the suspect presented a demand note in which she threatened physical harm to the employee if they did not comply with her demands.

Robbery Incidents:

  • January 30, 2017 Amtrust Bank, 8764 E. Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
  • February 11, 2017 Amtrust Bank, 2975 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85224
  • February 15, 2017 Bank of America, 8750 E. Raintree Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
  • February 16, 2017 JP Morgan Chase, 1744 E. Southern Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85282

PLEASE CALL SILENT WITNESS WITH ANY INFORMATION AT 480-948-6377