Investigators Continue to Seek the Make it Quick Bandit, Wanted for Eight Bank Robberies in South Bay Los Angeles Since 2009
The FBI and local law enforcement officers in Los Angeles County are seeking information leading to the identity of an unidentified male bank robber known as the “Make It Quick” Bandit. During the robberies, the suspect has been seen in bank surveillance photos wearing sunglasses and has indicated to victim tellers that one or more people are waiting outside the bank. The suspect robs banks inside grocery stores, and witnesses have advised investigators that he usually spends time wandering the aisles of the grocery store. The Make It Quick Bandit is further described as Hispanic with dark hair, possibly thinning on top, with a goatee; 5’10”-6’01” tall, 200-230 lbs ., and between 25 -35 years of age.
The Make It Quick Bandit has been linked to the following robberies: January 4, 2009: United States Bank 1221 S Gaffey San Pedro June 25, 2011: United States Bank 1221 S Gaffey San Pedro September 21, 2011: United States Bank 500 E Manchester Inglewood October 26, 2011: United States Bank 200 E Sepulveda Carson November 13, 2011: United States Bank 500 E Manchester Inglewood December 21, 2011: United States Bank 1260 W Redondo Beach Gardena June 30, 2012: United States Bank 1260 W Redondo Beach Gardena July 14, 2012: United States Bank 1770 W Carson Torrance The Make It Quick Bandit has been profiled publicly in the past but has continued to elude capture. 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 below. Additional information about bank robbers currently wanted by the FBI’s Los Angeles Division can be found at www.labankrobbers.org.
This investigation is being conducted by detectives and officers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department; Gardena Police Department; Inglewood Police Department; Torrance Police Department; and agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Photos of the suspect are below.
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