A robber identified for his trendy wardrobe is needed for a string of heists in Arizona — however it’s greater than the style police sizzling on his path.
The FBI stated the suspect — dubbed the “Vogue Forward Bandit” — is being looked for 10 robberies at banks and companies in Scottsdale, Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, Shock, Glendale and Gilbert since early August, in response to FBI officers.
“Throughout every theft, the suspect entered the enterprise and pretended to be a buyer by ordering meals or choosing up retailer objects,” according to an FBI wanted poster. “As soon as on the counter, he equipped the worker with a word informing them of the theft, or confirmed a handgun and demanded cash.”
The suspect – who's white and believed to be about 20 or 25 years previous, about 6 toes tall with a medium construct – has been noticed carrying a painter’s masks, a hat and a shawl in an try to cover his identification in the course of the heists. Throughout a number of robberies, the suspect has threatened to harm victims in the event that they didn’t meet his calls for, FBI officers stated.
A supervisor at a Subway restaurant in Tempe told ABC 15 that the masked suspect slipped him a two-sided word as he was working.
“The one aspect it was flatbread, ham, bacon, plain, three cookies,” Brandon Risinger informed the station. “The opposite aspect was, ‘Keep calm, give me all the cash out of the drawer.’”
An worker at one other location that authorities imagine was focused by the costumed criminal stated the suspect claimed his son had a medical situation and apologized twice in the course of the theft, in response to the station.
Anybody with details about the robberies ought to name FBI officers at (623) 466-1999.