Geezer Bandit

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Geezer Bandit Hits 7th Bank

FBI hunting gun-toting pensioner

(Newser) - The frail, bespectacled thief nicknamed the "Geezer Bandit" has struck again. The heister, believed to be in his 70s, waited patiently in line at a California bank before showing the teller a gun and handing over a note demanding money, according to the FBI. He escaped with an undisclosed... More »

FBI After Calif. 'Geezer Bandit'

Man in 70s, toting oxygen tank, suspect in 5 bank robberies

(Newser) - The FBI has jumped in on the pursuit of a California robbery suspect authorities have dubbed the “Geezer Bandit.” The most recent of the five heists came yesterday outside San Diego; surveillance video of previous incidents shows a man believed to be in his 70s and, in at... More »

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