FBI Offers $15K Reward for Capture of "Mesh Mask Bandit"

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    NEWSLETTERS

    TK
    FBI
    The FBI released a composite drawing of the "Mesh Mask Bandit" made from witness descriptions before he pulled on his mesh mask.

    The FBI is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and/or conviction of the man they call the "Mesh Mask Bandit" because of the way he conceals his identity.

    The most recent robbery was on Tuesday at Citibank in the 1400 block of N. Collins Street in Arlington. The FBI says the man entered the bank with a weapon drawn, verbally demanded cash and ran away after he received an undisclosed amount of money.

    The FBI released the composite drawing above which was made from witness descriptions before he pulled on his mesh mask.

    The FBI also released photos from bank cameras showing all of the robber's clothing styles.

    The FBI says the robber is described as a Hispanic male with a dark complexion, 37 to 43 years old, 5-feet 7-inches to 6-feet 2-inches tall, with a medium to large build; he has dark hair and dark eyes and may wear a mustache and goatee. His clothing or skin may have been temporarily dyed red during the robbery that occurred on January 31, 2013 in Dallas according to the FBI.

    The robber is bold, the FBI says he hit two banks, one in Addison and one in Carrollton on February 21, a day after robbing a different  bank in Carrollton.

    Robbery Locations

    Date Bank Location City
    12/31/12 BBVA Compass 2923 W. NW Highway Dallas
    1/5/2013 Citibank 3550 Forest Lane Dallas
    1/19/2013 Wells Fargo Bank 1420 W. Mockingbird Dallas
    1/24/2013 Texans Credit Union 2241 Irving Blvd Dallas
    1/31/2013 Capital One Bank 2903 Forest Lane Dallas
    2/7/2013 Capital One Bank 2015 NW Highway Garland
    2/20/2013 Bank of the West 2015 E. Beltline Road Carrollton
    2/21/2013 Capital One Bank 3790 Beltline Road Addison
    2/21/2013 ViewPoint Bank 1801 Keller Springs Road Carrollton
    3/6/2013 Grand Bank of Texas 2341 S. Beltline Road Grand Prairie
    3/15/2013 Capital One Bank 2630 Old Denton Road Carrollton
    3/18/2013 Chase Bank 6300 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas
    3/26/2013 BBVA Compass 484 East FM 3040 Lewisville
    4/2/2013 Citibank 1401 N. Collins Street Arlington

    Anyone with information is urged to call the Dallas office of the FBI at 972-559-5000 or the North Texas Crime Stoppers tipline at 1-877-373-TIPS (8477).