Reward offered to help find "Bad Teeth Bandit" wanted in 5 Phoenix bank robberies

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- Wells Fargo is offering a reward to help find the suspect believed to be responsible for five bank robberies in Phoenix.

During the robberies, the suspect wears a long, black wig that's described as "Halloween grade." He bypasses any lines and goes directly to available teller windows.

Investigators believe the robberies were committed by the same man, whom they have dubbed the "Bad Teeth Bandit."

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-30s to early 40s, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall with a thin build and "messed up" teeth.

The locations and dates of the robberies are:

• July 14, Chase, 20215 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix

• July 28, Chase, 731 E. Bell Road, Phoenix

• Aug. 4, Wells Fargo, 12641 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix

• Aug. 16, Wells Fargo, 6321 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix

• Aug. 20, Wells Fargo, 10631 N. 32nd St., Phoenix

Wells Fargo is offering up to $5,000 for original information leading to identification, arrest and conviction in connection with the five robberies.

Anyone with information should contact the FBI at 602-279-5511.