The FBI is seeking information about an unidentified bank robber who has robbed at least seven banks in 6 states since December 28th, 2018.
Investigators have dubbed him the “Traveling Bandit” based on the great distances he has covered committing these robberies. They believe the robber may strike again in the near future given his pattern of past robberies.
|Date of Robbery||Approximate Time||Location||Financial Institution||FBI Division|
|Friday, December 28, 2018||3:21 pm||Aventura, FL||Capital Bank||Miami|
|Wednesday, January 2, 2019||1:00 pm||Asheville, NC||Suntrust Bank||Charlotte|
|Friday, January 4, 2019||3:00 pm||Johnson City, TN||Mountain Commerce Bank||Knoxville|
|Tuesday, January 8, 2019||12:48 pm||Mt. Juliet, TN||US Bank||Memphis|
|Thursday, January 10, 2019||9:40 am||Prattville, AL||TrustMark Bank||Mobile|
|Monday, January 14, 2019||4:50 pm||Mt. Vernon, IL||5th 3rd Bank||Springfield|
|Thursday, January 17, 2019||4:00 pm||Price Branch, UT||Wells Fargo Bank||Salt Lake City|
So far, no one has been injured during the robberies. The suspect usually approaches the counter and presents a note demanding money and threatening a weapon then departing the bank on foot.
He may be driving a white Ford Explorer or Expedition.
Anyone with information about this robber is urged to call (754) 703-2000, their local police or contact nearest FBI Field Office or submit a tip online at: https://tips.fbi.gov.
The FBI and numerous local and state law enforcement agencies continue their investigation.