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The Black Bandaged Bandit

The Black Bandaged Bandit

G-Men Offer $5,000 Reward for The Black Bandaged Bandit

ELKRIDGE, MD. — Even though the largest robbery in history took place during the financial meltdown that set off the Great Recession in 2008 was led by Wall Street Banksters and resulted in the taxpayers bailing out the banks, when it comes to offering a reward for bank robbers, the banks get really cheap with their rewards.

While the Feds say that the bandit arrives and hands a stickup note, photos show he is bandaged across his face and wearing a dollar collar.  It could be he simply can’t see too well due to the bandage and thought he had entered his lawyer’s office.

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The FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man, nicknamed the Bandage bank robber, who is wanted in connection with a series of bank robberies in Maryland. Investigators believe the same man is responsible for nine robberies beginning in October 2015; the most recent incidents were on April 1.

Witnesses describe him as a black man about 5’8” tall and around 160 pounds. In the robberies, he wears eyeglasses, a neck brace, and bandages to help conceal his face. The suspect approaches the counter, hands the bank employee a note announcing an armed robbery, and demands money. No one has been hurt in any of the robberies.

The list of banks in 2015 and 2016:

October 19—Capital One Bank, 402 East Ridgeville Blvd, Mount Airy, Maryland

November 3—Susquehanna Bank, 6415 Ridge Rd, Eldersburg, Maryland

December 3—PNC Bank, 11717 Old National Pike, New Market, Maryland

December 29—Suntrust Bank, 3901 National Drive, Burtonsville, Maryland

December 30—Harford County FCU, 3422 Emmorton Road, Abingdon, Maryland

January 15—Sandy Spring Bank, 8315 Ice Crystal Drive, Laurel, Maryland

February 5—Howard Bank, 10985 John Hopkins Rd, Scaggsville, Maryland

April 1—Sandy Spring Bank, 3535 Spencerville Rd, Burtonsville, Maryland

April 1—Capital One Bank, 6000 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge, Maryland

Anyone who has any information about the bank robber or robberies is asked to call the Baltimore FBI at 410-265-8080. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest in this case.