June 3, 2015

FBI and Oceanside Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify the Have-To-Do-It Bandit

The FBI and Oceanside Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male, nicknamed the Have-To-Do-It Bandit, responsible for robbing the BBVA Compass Bank, located at 815 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, California, on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

On Saturday, May 30, 2015, at approximately 12:50 p.m., an unknown male robbed the BBVA Compass Bank, located at 815 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, California. According to witnesses, the robber waited in line, approached the first available teller and handed a note to them. The note demanded the teller to put all the money in a bag and no one would get hurt. The robber apologized multiple times during the robbery and indicated that he had to rob the bank.

After receiving a sum of money the robber exited the bank. The robber was last seen leaving the bank, heading south.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Age: Between 20 and 40 years old
  • Height: Approximately 5’6” to 5’7” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 140 – 150 lbs.
  • Clothing: Long-sleeved, horizontally-striped, gray and blue, v-neck hoodie
  • Sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, and tennis shoes
  • Tattoos: None visible

Bank surveillance photographs from the BBVA Compass Bank, located at 815 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, California, on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

   

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800, the Oceanside Police Department at telephone number (760) 435-4900 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.