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FBI Seattle Safe Streets Task Force Seeks Information Concerning Serial Bank Robber

FBI Seattle November 06, 2012
  • Public Affairs Specialist Ayn Dietrich-Williams (206) 622-0460

The FBI Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a serial bank robber who is particularly known for his tropical-print shirt, long ponytail, goatee, and sunglasses.

The unidentified armed bank robber is now linked to four bank robberies, the most recent of which occurred in Bellevue, Washington, yesterday, November 5, 2012.

The subject is a white male, probably in his 30s or 40s, 5’10” to 6’1” tall, of slim build, and with a goatee. The following surveillance photos show the subject wearing various outfits, ranging from a parka with a hood or a ski cap to a casual buttoned-up shirt and baseball cap. He regularly wears sunglasses during the bank robberies. The subject has been armed with a pistol.

The subject is wanted for his alleged involvement in at least four armed bank robberies:

  • September 7, 2012—Key Bank, Seattle, Washington
  • October 2, 2012—Homestreet Bank, Seattle, Washington
  • October 30, 2012—People’s Bank, Seattle, Washington
  • November 5, 2012—US Bank, Bellevue, Washington

The subject is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information as to the identity or whereabouts of the suspected robber should refrain from approaching him and is urged to contact law enforcement immediately.

Anyone with information that can help identify this individual is asked to call the FBI at 206-622-0460 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information given leads to an arrest and charge of the person(s) involved. (To be eligible for the reward, a person must provide the information through Crime Stoppers.