Public’s help needed to identify “Chubby Bandit’

By City News Service

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying the “Chubby Bandit’’ who robbed four North County banks in one week and attempted to rob a fifth.

The “Chubby Bandit’’ first struck on Oct. 9, holding up a US Bank branch in Poway, according to the FBI. He then robbed a Chase Bank branch in Carlsbad on Oct. 11 before attempting to rob another Chase Bank branch in Solana Beach on Oct. 13.

On Monday, the same man robbed a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Encinitas and on Tuesday, a US Bank branch in Carlsbad.

In all the robberies, the bandit used a demand note and said he had a gun, authorities said.

The “Chubby Bandit’’ is described as white, 25-35 years old, 5 feet 6 to 5 feet 9 and 180-200 pounds.

Anyone with information about the robber was asked to call the FBI at (858) 565-1255.

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