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"Make It Quick" Bank Robber WANTED Photos - Carson, Gardena, Inglewood, San Pedro, Torrance

"Make It Quick" Bank Robber WANTED Photos - Carson, Gardena, Inglewood, San Pedro, Torrance 

An unidentified male bank robber linked to at least ten robberies in the south bay area of Los Angeles County is suspected of robbing a Gardena bank inside a supermarket on Friday, a branch he’s suspected of robbing three previous times since 2011.  U.S. Bank is offering a reward of up to $10,000 in exchange for information provided to law enforcement that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect responsible for these robberies.

The FBI and local law enforcement officers in Los Angeles County are seeking information leading to the suspect’s identity.  The robber is known as the “Make it Quick” Bandit, based on the instructions he has given to victim tellers while demanding cash. 

During today’s robbery at a U.S. Bank located inside a Vons supermarket, the suspect presented a demand note and, according to the victim teller, apologized as he took the cash.   During his robberies, the suspect has been seen in bank surveillance photos wearing sunglasses and has indicated to victim tellers that one or more people were waiting outside of the bank.  The suspect has targeted banks inside grocery stores and witnesses have advised investigators that he usually spends time wandering the aisles of the grocery store prior to committing the robbery.  

The Make It Quick Bandit is further described as Hispanic with dark hair, possibly thinning on top, with a goatee;  5’10” - 6’01,” 200–230 lbs. and between 25 -35 years of age.

The Make It Quick Bandit has been linked to the following robberies:

1/4/2009          U.S. Bank       1221 S. Gaffey                       San Pedro

6/25/2011        U.S. Bank       1221 S. Gaffey                       San Pedro

9/21/2011        U.S. Bank       500 E. Manchester                 Inglewood

10/26/2011      U.S. Bank       200 E. Sepulveda                   Carson

11/13/2011      U.S. Bank       500 E. Manchester                 Inglewood

12/21/2011      U.S. Bank       1260 W. Redondo Beach       Gardena

6/30/2012        U.S. Bank       1260 W. Redondo Beach       Gardena

7/14/2012        U.S. Bank       1770 W. Carson                      Torrance

8/24/12            U.S. Bank       1260 W. Redondo Beach       Gardena

5/17/13            U.S. Bank       1260 W. Redondo Beach       Gardena

 

Anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is urged to contact their nearest FBI office or dial 911. 

Bank surveillance photographs of the “Make It Quick” 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 www.labankrobbers.org.

 

 

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