FBI: Man Has Robbed 3 D.C. Area Banks Since January
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LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — The FBI is looking for a man who has robbed three banks since January in the District and Montgomery County.
The FBI says its believes the same man is responsible for the robbery of the Bank of America on South Park Avenue in Chevy Chase on Jan. 13; the Capital One Bank on Connecticut Avenue in D.C. on Jan. 29; and the Bank of America on Mt. Pleasant Street NW in the District on March 28.
In each of the robberies the man entered the bank, approached the counter and handed the bank teller a note that demanded money and implied that he had a weapon, according to authorities. After receiving the money, the man fled the bank on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, standing between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall.
The man wore a dark-colored baseball hat and black zip-up jacket during the Jan. 13 robbery. He wore a black hooded Nike sweatshirt, black winter hat with fur lining and ear flaps, large framed glasses, and dark-colored pants and shoes during the Jan. 29 robbery.
He wore a black hooded jacket, jeans and a dark green and white baseball hat during the March 28 robbery.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification, arrest and conviction of this suspect.
Anyone with information on the suspect or the robberies is asked to call the FBI at 202-278-2000.