FBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Identifying Serial Bank Robber
|FBI Newark November 15, 2013|
NEWARK—The FBI’s Newark Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individual believed to be responsible for robbing two banks in New Jersey since October 2013. In both of the robberies, the individual displayed a black semi-automatic handgun. He approached the teller, presented a demand note, and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He wore a plaid hat, dark-framed glasses, and a dark coat with hood during each robbery. In all bank robberies, the subject is described as follows:
- Race: Black
- Gender: Male
- Height: 6’0” (approximately)
- Weight: 170 to 180 pounds (approximately)
- Build: Thin
On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at approximately 2:20 p.m., the Santander Bank located at 214 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey, was robbed. The subject wore a plaid hat, a dark jacket, dark framed glasses and khaki pants. He was clean-shaven with noticeable skin pigmentation around his upper mouth, and acne scars.
|On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at approximately 11:20 a.m., the TD Bank located at 330 21st Avenue, Paterson, New Jersey, was robbed. The subject wore a plaid hat, a dark-colored coat with hood, black leather gloves, and dark framed glasses.|
Anyone with information about these or any other bank robberies should contact the FBI at 973-792-3000. Additional information and photographs of these bank robberies can be found on Bandittrackernortheast.com.
Citizens are reminded they should never attempt to apprehend a fugitive on their own and should dial 911 in an emergency.