LOS ANGELES—Officials from the Los Angeles Police Department Robbery and Homicide, Robbery Special Section detectives, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are asking for the public’s help to locate a bank robbery suspect.
The suspect has been described as a Caucasian male with reddish-brown hair and light colored eyes. The suspect weighs around 150 to 180 pounds. He is between the ages of 25 to 35 years old, and is approximately 5 feet and 6 inches to 5 feet and 10 inches tall. The officers identified the suspect who committed three bank robberies in the west area of the San Fernando Valley.
The suspect targeted three locations all on Monday, March 5. His first robbery occurred at 2:20 pm in the 21800 block of Sherman Way. The second robbery transpired at 2:30 pm in the 22800 block of Victory Blvd, and the third robbery transpired at 2:40 pm in the 22000 block of Ventura Boulevard.
Authorities noted that the suspect walks into the banks, approaches the employees, and displays a note requesting money and threatening that he has a gun and/or bomb. The suspect takes the money and then flees the location.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact Freddy Arroyo or Orlando Martinez, Robbery Homicide Detectives, at (213) 486-6840 or Los Angeles FBI Field Office Special Agent Cat Moore at (310) 477-6565. During non-business hours or on weekends, contact 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.
Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.