Well-Dressed Bandit Suspect Arrested

Suspect may have robbed 10 banks since May 2010

By Sarah Grieco
|  Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011  |  Updated 5:44 PM PDT
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Bandit Holds Up Encinitas Bank

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Security cameras show the well-dressed bandit robbing a San Diego bank.

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A suspect has been arrested for the serial bank robbery investigation of the well-dressed bandit, who may have robbed 10 banks since May 2010.

Anthony Pernelle Burgess, 30, was taken into custody Wednesday morning, in the vicinity of the 5500 block of Friars Road. 

Burgess is charged with robbing Chase Bank at 9450 Scranton Road, San Diego on Friday, Sept. 23. A witness was able to grab the license plate, which let to Burgess’ arrest.

He could have been involved in nine other robberies since last year.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the FBI at 858-565-1255.

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