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Skateboard bandit robs San Diego bank

July 13, 2010 |  9:06 am


First it was the aging Geezer Bandit (still at large). Then the Floppy Hat Bandit (a female suspect now in custody).

And now, a skateboard bandit -- San Diego's string of idiosyncratic bank heists continues.

The latest is the fellow who flashed a gun Monday at a Comerica Bank teller, stuffed the money in his backpack and left with his skateboard.

His face was covered by a green paisley-colored bandanna. His beanie, sweatshirt, gloves and pants were black. So, too, was his semiautomatic pistol.

San Diego police and the FBI are asking for the public's help in tracking him down.

-- Tony Perry in San Diego

Photo: The bank robber and skateboard. Credit: FBI