FBI looking for serial bank robber nicknamed 'Barrel-Chested Bandit'
TUCSON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -
The FBI is seeking help in identifying a serial bank robber nicknamed the “Barrel-Chested Bandit,” who is believed to be responsible for eight bank robberies from Aug. 24 through Feb. 4 across three states, including (Tucson) Arizona.
In each of these robberies, the suspect entered the bank with a small-frame handgun, demanded money from the teller and left the bank on foot.
The suspect is a 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10 white man, about 250 pounds with a large frame and a light complexion. The suspect is estimated to be in his mid 40’s to early 50s. The suspect has worn a baseball cap, t-shirt, sunglasses, athletic shoes and blue jeans in each of his robberies. He has also been seen with a white mustache or goatee.
The FBI is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to the cereal robber’s arrest and is encouraging anyone with any information to submit a tip at tips.fbi.gov.
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