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Geezer Bandit strikes at bank in Morro Bay

May 28, 2011 |  4:18 pm

Nugeezer The aging bank robber known as the Geezer Bandit has struck again, his 14th robbery since August 2009, the FBI announced Saturday.

The bandit, described by witnesses as 60 to 70 years old, used a revolver to rob the Heritage Oaks Bank branch in Morro Bay on Friday afternoon, the FBI said. He may have left the area in a light-colored, two-door car.

The Geezer Bandit is suspected of robbing 10 banks in San Diego County and one each in Temecula, Bakersfield, Goleta and Morro Bay. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his capture and conviction.

-- Tony Perry in San Diego

Photo: The so-called Geezer Bandit is shown in a surveillance photo taken at Morro Bay bank.

Credit: FBI

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