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FBI seeks serial bank robber in Idaho and Utah

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Posted at 10:11 AM, Jun 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-09 12:11:25-04

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a serial bank robber who has hit banks and credit unions in Idaho and Utah over the past six months, the most recent in Orem, Utah two weeks ago.

On December 21, 2016, a male suspect robbed the U.S. Bank located inside the Albertson's store at 10500 West Overland Road in Boise, Idaho. He waited in line, then approached the teller with a note. He took money and fled on foot.

On December 21, 2016, approximately 15 minutes after the robbery at the U.S. Bank on Overland Road, the same suspect robbed the Idaho Central Credit Union located at 1615 South Celebration Avenue in Meridian, Idaho. The man approached the teller and showed a note demanding cash. The robber did not speak, took money, and fled on foot.

On March 24, 2017, the same suspect robbed the Bank of the West located at 9140 West Emerald Street, Suite 100, in Boise, Idaho. The man showed a note and placed the money in a brown bag that he carried with him.

On May 24, 2017, the same suspect robbed the Alpine Credit Union located at 351 East 800 South in Orem, Utah. He approached the teller and handed the teller a note. He put the money in a brown paper bag that he brought with him, then fled on foot.

The suspect was described as a male, 30 to 50 years old, 5'4" to 5'6" tall, weigh around 140 to 160 pounds, possibly Hispanic, Native American, or Middle Eastern.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies is encouraged to call the FBI's toll-free tip line at (833) 291-4306.