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Elderly man with oxygen tank wanted in bank robbery


A tall, sportily-dressed man in his 70s, with an oxygen bottle over his shoulder and a tube leading to a nose-piece, robbed the San Diego National Bank of an unspecified amount of money this morning, the FBI said.

The man, described as 6-foot-4 and wearing a golf cap and checkered blazer, presented the cashier a note and walked out of the bank with the cash. He was last seen walking briskly away. No weapon was displayed during the incident.

Tellers described the white-haired bandit as wearing glasses, with liver spots on his hands.  Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI, (858) 565-1255.

--Tony Perry in San Diego

Photo: A security camera shows the suspect entering the La Jolla bank.

Credit: FBI

Comments () | Archives (6)

even if i knew this man, i would not turn him in

It is really a shame when life gets to this; this man has probably had a very tough life, someone used him to the top and only God, he and his family knows why he is doing this type of thing at this stage in his life; how frightening...

Thats one way to be taken care of in your last years let uncle sam pay for your
medical and well being.

David and Julia, I agree with you both. Way to go "old man".

Why would you not??? isn't a crime a crime... there are crooked old people as there are crooked young people... there is no reason to ever rob a bank... if you want/need money then do like everyone else and work for it!!!

an old man really


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