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Well-Dressed Bandit hits 10th bank in San Diego area

September 24, 2011 | 10:53 am

The FBI in San Diego is asking the public for information about a bank robber with an apparent taste for nice clothing and luxury automobiles.

Dubbed the Well-Dressed Bandit, the robber has hit 10 banks and credit unions in San Diego County since May 2010. His latest job was Friday when he robbed a Chase Bank in the Sorrento Valley area of San Diego -- the third time he has robbed the same branch, according to authorities.

Witnesses reported seeing him leave in a Lexus or Mercedes. He prefers dark clothing and sometimes wears a cap to cover a balding or shaved head.

He is described as black, in his mid-30s, about 6-foot-2 and weighing 220 pounds.


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Photo: Well Dressed Bandit on surveillance camera. Credit: FBI