'All Ears Bandit' sought by FBI

BELL GARDENS - The FBI is asking the public's help to identify a man wanted in connection with three bank robberies, including a heist in Bell Gardens.The suspect is known to law enforcement as the "All Ears Bandit," based on witness accounts describing him as having large ears. The bandit is believed to be responsible for robbing three Bank of America branches this month, including a Bell Gardens branch on March 12, a Carson location March 14, and an Echo Park branch on March 19. The All Ears Bandit is described as a Hispanic male between 25-33 years old, weighing 150-160 lbs. He threatens victims with a firearm during the robberies, authorities said. Anyone with information on the suspect's identity or location is asked to call the FBI at (888) CANT-HIDE or dial 911.

********** Published: March 31, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 50