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“Thou Shalt Not Steal Bandit” Wanted

FBI Phoenix October 27, 2010
  • Jill McCabe (623) 466-1844

PHOENIX—Phoenix FBI Special Agent in Charge Nathan Gray announced the FBI’s Bank Robbery Task Force and the Scottsdale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the “Thou Shalt Not Steal Bandit.”

The “Thou Shalt Not Steal Bandit” confronts bank employees prior to opening, demands money, restrains them, and flees in an unknown direction. He is described as a white male, 5’8”-5’10” tall, 170-180 pounds, 28-40 years old, and carries a firearm.

Today, he robbed the Johnson Bank located at 32621 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. He used the same modus operandi and wore black and camouflage clothing along with a pair of goggles. In addition, he entered the bank through the roof of the bank. The bank is located in the Summit Ridge Shopping area. The FBI and the Scottsdale Police Department are interested in any information pertaining to suspicious persons or vehicles in the area prior to the bank robbery.

04/27/10: National Bank of Arizona, 7202 East Carefree Drive, Carefree, AZ.
12/11/09: Chase Bank, 4819 N. 83rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ.
03/24/09: Chase Bank, 8978 W. Union Hills Drive, Peoria, AZ.

Any information regarding the “Thou Shalt Not Steal Bandit” should be reported to Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS, the FBI at 602-279-5511, or go to www.BanditTrackerArizona.com.

The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is comprised of the Phoenix Police Department, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mesa Police Department.

Phoenix Division Thou Shalt Not Steal Bandit, Photo 1 of 2 (10/27/10)

Phoenix Division Thou Shalt Not Steal Bandit, Photo 2 of 2 (10/27/10)