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San Diego's Geezer Bandit hits 6th bank in 6 months

January 28, 2010 |  7:01 pm


The aging bank robber dubbed by the FBI as the Geezer Bandit has struck again, according to the FBI and the San Diego Police Department.

Wednesday's robbery of a San Diego National Bank in Point Loma was the sixth robbery attributed to the same robber in the last six months.

The robber presented a demand note and flashed a silver-and-black semiautomatic weapon, the FBI said. The bandit is described as a white man about 60 to 70 years old.

The robberies have occurred over a broad area, including Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla (twice), Santee and the Carmel Mountain neighborhood.

A $16,000 reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of the robber.

—Tony Perry in San Diego

Photo: The Geezer Bandit, with the image of the bank teller blanked out.

Credit: FBI