FBI San Diego
Special Agent Davene Butler
(858) 320-1800
January 24, 2015

FBI and Chula Vista Police Department the Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify the Peach Fuzz Bandit

The FBI and Chula Vista Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male who robbed the Citibank, located at 2240 Otay Lakes Road, Suite 304 in Chula Vista, California, on Saturday, January 24, 2015. The robber has been dubbed the Peach Fuzz Bandit because of his facial hair characteristics.

On Saturday, January 24, 2015, at approximately 11:55 a.m., the Peach Fuzz Bandit walked into the Citibank branch located at 2240 Otay Lakes Road, Suite 304 in Chula Vista, California, and presented a demand note for cash to one of the employees The note indicated he was armed with a weapon and demanded a specific amount of money. After receiving a sum of money from the employee, the Peach Fuzz Bandit ran out the bank and headed west. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White or Hispanic
  • Age: Early 30s
  • Weight: Approximately 165 pounds
  • Height: 5’8” to 5’9”
  • Build: Medium
  • Hair: Mustache and some facial hair
  • Clothing: Black, zip-up, long-sleeved “Foot Locker” hooded sweatshirt with red detailing, blue jeans, and tennis shoes

Bank surveillance photographs from the Citibank, located at 2240 Otay Lakes Road, Suite 304, Chula Vista, California, on Saturday, January 24, 2015: