FBI San Diego
Special Agent Davene Butler
(858) 320-1800
August 11, 2014

FBI and Chula Vista Police Department Seek the Public’s Assistance to Identify USE Credit Union Robber

A bank robber who ran into a Chula Vista bank yelling “give it up, give it up” is being sought by the FBI and the Chula Vista Police Department.

On Friday, August 8, 2014, at approximately 3:29 p.m., the USE Credit Union located at 1351 Medical Center Drive in Chula Vista, California, was robbed by an unknown male. At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank yelling “give it up, give it up.” The robber approached one of the tellers and placed a black canvas bag on the counter and demanded money. The teller removed the cash drawer, at which time the robber reached across the counter and started grabbing money out of the drawer and placing the money inside the black canvas bag. After filling the bag, the robber exited the bank. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses described the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
  • Height: Approximately 5’8” tall
  • Build: Heavy/stock
  • Hair: Black
  • Facial hair: Mustache
  • Age: Mid-30s
  • Clothing: Black or blue baseball cap, dark sunglasses, black zip-up sweater, white sweatpants with dark stripes on side, and black and white gloves.

Bank surveillance photographs from the USE Credit Union, located at 1351 Medical Center Drive, Chula Vista, California, on Friday, August 8, 2014:

A bank robber who ran into a Chula Vista bank yelling  is being sought by the FBI and the Chula Vista Police Department.  Suspect who robbed the USE Credit Union at 1351 Medical Center Drive, Chula Vista, California, on Friday, August 8, 2014.

Suspect who robbed the USE Credit Union at 1351 Medical Center Drive, Chula Vista, California, on Friday, August 8, 2014.  Suspect who robbed the USE Credit Union at 1351 Medical Center Drive, Chula Vista, California, on Friday, August 8, 2014.  Suspect who robbed the USE Credit Union at 1351 Medical Center Drive, Chula Vista, California, on Friday, August 8, 2014.

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

To view more photographs of wanted San Diego bank robbers, please visit https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov.