Three Suspects Linked to Fourth Violent, Takeover-Style Bank Robbery
Third Robbery This Week; FBI Offering Reward
|FBI San Francisco June 06, 2013|
SAN FRANCISCO—The FBI is offering a reward in exchange for information provided to law enforcement that leads to the arrest and conviction of three individuals who have been connected to a fourth violent, takeover-style bank robbery, which occurred today, June 6, 2013.
The FBI’s San Francisco Field Office, San Mateo County Sherriff’s Office, and San Francisco Police Department continue to seek the public’s help in identifying the suspects, who are believed to have robbed the Bank of America at 1007 Taraval Street in San Francisco this morning. On Monday, it is believed the suspects robbed one bank in San Francisco and one bank in Millbrae; the other bank robbery occurred in April.
- June 6, 2013: Bank of America, 1007 Taraval Street, San Francisco, California
- June 3, 2013: Cathay Bank, 1095 El Camino Real, Millbrae, California
- June 3, 2013: Metropolitan Bank, 1351 Powell Street, San Francisco, California
- April 19, 2013: Wells Fargo Bank, 725 Irving Street, San Francisco, California
Witnesses describe the suspects as three black males, approximately 20-35 years in age, slim to medium builds, wearing thick jackets, gloves, and clothing that would mask their heads and faces. One of the suspects is between 5’8” and 5’10” tall and the other two are between 6’0” and 6’2” tall.
During each robbery, the suspects held bank employees and customers against their will, jumped behind the tellers’ counters, and took money. Witnesses saw one handgun displayed during the June 3 and 6 robberies and multiple handguns displayed during the April 19 robbery.
The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of the suspects is urged to contact their nearest FBI office or dial 911. The FBI can be reached 24 hours a day at 415-553-7400 in the San Francisco area. All calls are confidential. Tips can also be submitted at tips.fbi.gov.
This investigation is being conducted jointly by FBI San Francisco agents, San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies and San Francisco Police inspectors.
Members of the media should call FBI Public Affairs Specialist Peter Lee at 415-553-7450.
June 6, 2013 Bank of America robbery:
June 3, 2012 Cathay Bank robbery:
April 19, 2013 Wells Fargo Bank robbery: