'Bearded Bandit' has robbed 5 banks

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The Bearded Bandit By Jennifer Thomas The Bearded Bandit By Jennifer Thomas
The Bearded Bandit By Jennifer Thomas The Bearded Bandit By Jennifer Thomas
The Bearded Bandit By Jennifer Thomas The Bearded Bandit By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying a bank robber dubbed the "Bearded Bandit."

The suspect has robbed five banks since December:

Dec. 22, Chase Bank, 10585 W. Indian School Road, Avondale;

Jan. 4, M&I Bank, 9035 W. Union Hills Drive, Peoria;

Jan. 18, Washington Federal, 1744 N. Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park;

Jan. 24, M&I Bank, 1481 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert;

Feb. 22, Chase Bank, 4924 E. Shea Blvd., Phoenix.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s or early 30s, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall with a thin to medium build. It is possible his hair and beard are not real.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the FBI at 623-466-1999 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.