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Wanted by the FBI

BANK ROBBERY

UNKNOWN SUSPECT

Photograph of Unknown Suspect taken in June of 2001 Photograph of Unknown Suspect taken in June of 2001Photograph of Unknown Suspect taken in March of 2003

Photographs taken in June of 2001

Photograph taken in March of 2003

DESCRIPTION

Age: 40 to 50 years old Build: Medium
Sex: Male Hair: Brown/Gray
Height: 5'8" to 6'0" Eyes: "Ocean" Blue
Weight: 160 to 185 pounds Race: White

CAUTION

An unknown male suspect is wanted for his alleged involvement in the armed robbery of numerous banks in the Puyallup area of Washington State dating back to December 30, 2000. In each robbery, the suspect robs the bank just before or shortly after the bank opens. He has used a variety of ruses including wearing a business suit, dressing as a construction worker, and pretending to be a custodian cleaning the parking lot. In some of the robberies, the suspect approached the bank employees as they arrived for work and forced them to allow him into the bank. In other robberies, he entered the bank just after it opened for business. In one robbery, the suspect broke a window to gain entry and waited for the employees to arrive for work.

In the majority of the robberies, the suspect has worn a radio earpiece, which has led authorities to nickname him "The Earpiece Bandit". He has used a silver colored, semi-automatic pistol in most of the robberies. During some of the robberies, he has worn a fake moustache or beard, and epoxy glue underneath his eyes.

REWARD

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person responsible for these bank robberies.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This is a composite sketch of the "Earpiece Bandit".

Composite sketch of the "Earpiece Bandit".

SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS PERSON, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL FBI OFFICE OR THE NEAREST AMERICAN EMBASSY OR CONSULATE.

This is a graphic signature of Robert S. Mueller, III
ROBERT S. MUELLER, III
DIRECTOR
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535
TELEPHONE: (202) 324-3000
 


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