SERIAL BANK ROBBER: FBI searching for 'Fake Hair Don't Care Bandit'
WASHINGTON - The FBI is asking for help to identify a woman who has robbed five banks in the D.C. area.
The serial bank robber has been named the "Fake Hair Don't Care Bandit" because she has worn a wig and sunglasses during these robberies while also carrying various oversized bags, according to the FBI.
The suspect is described as a black woman in her late 20s to early 30s, 5-feet-5-inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds.
During each robbery, she passed a note to the teller demanding money and fled the bank on foot after receiving the currency.
The five robberies took place in 2016 and 2017:
- May 23, 2016: Bank of America at 4301 49th Street, Northwest D.C.
- May 27, 2016: Wells Fargo, 5201 MacArthur Boulevard, Northwest D.C.
- May 28, 2016: Wells Fargo, 4965 Elm Street, Bethesda, Maryland
- June 20, 2017: Capital One, 5714 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest D.C.
- August 1, 2017: Bank of America, 7520 Marlboro Pike, District Heights, Maryland
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI Washington Field Office at 202-278-2000 or submitting a tip at https://tips.fbi.gov.