FBI Requests Public Assistance to Identify Robber
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Violent Crimes Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for the following two bank robberies in San Diego County:
- November 20, 2017
Wells Fargo Bank
7875 Highland Village Place,
San Diego, California
- November 28, 2017
1100 Palm Avenue,
Imperial Beach, California
On November 20, 2017, at approximately 12:20 p.m., the robber entered a Wells Fargo Bank, approached the teller and stated “empty out both of the teller drawers and give me all of the money.” The robber was provided a sum of cash. The robber then demanded money from a second teller. After being provided funds from both tellers, the robber departed the bank on foot.
On November 28, 2017, at approximately 3:17 p.m. the robber entered a Chase Bank, approached three tellers and made a verbal demand for money. The robber moved to each window grabbing the cash provided, and made repeated demands for cash. After taking the money from all three tellers, the robber departed the bank on foot with the cash in a plastic bag.
Witnesses have described the robber as follows:
- Sex: Male
- Race: Hispanic
- Age: Approximately 20 years old
- Weight: 140-170 pounds
- Height: 5’7” tall
- Build: Skinny
- Clothing: Black hooded sweatshirt, dark sunglasses, black hat, and a black bandana covering his face
- Weapon: Not seen or threatened during the robbery
If you have information regarding this robber, please contact the San Diego FBI at 858-320-1800, https://tips.fbi.gov/; or San Diego Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477; www.sdcrimestoppers.org.