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FBI offer reward for serial bank robber in Idaho and Utah

OREM, Utah - The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a serial bank robber who has hit banks and credit unions in Idaho and Utah over the past six months.

The robber's most recent hit was in Orem, Utah, two weeks ago.

The robber has been dubbed “The Great Outdoors” bandit because of his outdoorsy attire. The man has worn the same green baseball cap and dark sunglasses during all the crimes.

The suspect is a male, possibly Hispanic, Native American, or Middle Eastern, and is anywhere from 30 to 50 years old, 140 to 160 pounds, with black hair. He is between 5 feet 4 inches and 5 feet 6 inches.

The suspect was last seen entering a dark-colored, two-door coupe, possibly a Subaru Outback or Legacy.

On December 21, 2016, the subject robbed the U.S. Bank located inside the Albertson's store at 10500 West Overland Road in Boise, Idaho. He waited in line, then approached the teller with a note. He took money and fled on foot.

On December 21, 2016, approximately 15 minutes after the robbery at the U.S. Bank on Overland Road, the same subject robbed the Idaho Central Credit Union located at 1615 South Celebration Avenue in Meridian, Idaho. The man approached the teller and showed a note demanding cash. The robber did not speak, took money, and fled on foot.

On March 24, 2017, the same subject robbed the Bank of the West located at 9140 West Emerald Street, Suite 100, in Boise, Idaho. The man showed a note and placed the money in a brown bag that he carried with him.

On May 24, 2017, the same subject robbed the Alpine Credit Union located at 351 East 800 South in Orem, Utah. He approached the teller and handed the teller a note. He put the money in a brown paper bag that he brought with him, then fled on foot.


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