FBI Looking For Serial Bank Robber; Seeks Public’s Help

FBI Looking For Serial Bank Robber; Seeks Public’s Help

Martín Di Felice

Los Angeles, CA

A bank robber now linked to five robberies in the past 2 weeks is being sought by the FBI and law enforcement partners with jurisdiction over the cities in which banks were robbed. The suspect, known to law enforcement as the Dual Valley Bandit since his robberies occurred in both the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys, is wanted in connection with the following bank robberies

  • U.S. Bank May 15 Burbank
  • Wells Fargo May 15 South Pasadena
  • Chase May 27 North Hollywood
  • Chase May 27 Woodland Hills
  • Citibank May 27 Tarzana

During the robberies, the suspect passes a note demanding cash in several denominations and makes oral demands for cash as well. The suspect has been described as neatly dressed and can be seen in bank surveillance photos with casual clothing, a baseball hat and wayfarer-style sunglasses. The suspect is further described as follows:

  • Gender: Male
  • Race: White
  • Height: Approximately 5’9"- 6’0"
  • Weight: Approximately 170-180 lbs
  • Facial Hair: Stubble

Anyone with information about the Dual Valley Bandit is asked to avoid direct confrontation with the suspect, but is urged to contact their local FBI office or call 911. In Los Angeles, the FBI may be reached 24 hours at 888 CANT HIDE (888 226-8443).
This investigation is being conducted by the Los Angeles Police Department; the Burbank Police Department; the South Pasadena Police Department; and the FBI.

Bank surveillance photographs of the Dual Valley Bandit are being provided to the media. Additional information about bank robbers currently wanted by the FBI’s Los Angeles Division can be found at http://www.labankrobbers.org