FBI on Hunt for ‘Mole Bandit' in String of SD Robberies

The FBI is searching for a suspect they’ve called the “Mole Bandit” who’s committed three robberies in the San Diego area since August.

Officials are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the bandit.

Officials say the first robbery happened Aug. 8 at the U.S. Bank branch inside the Von’s grocery store at 620 Dennery Road. He also struck this location again on Sept. 9, but officials said it was an attempted robbery.

Officials same the same suspect then robbed the U.S. Bank branch inside a Von’s at 1745 Eastlake Parkway in Chula Vista on Aug. 22 and Sept. 2.

In all robberies, the suspect would approach the teller and display a note, demanding money.

The suspect is described as wearing a zippered maroon hoodie with orange lining with the hood pulled up over a California Republic baseball hat. He also wore gold-rimmed dark aviator-style sunglasses.

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