FBI Hunts Suspect in Local Bank Robberies
Twirly Head Bandit
July 12, 2018
The FBI announced the person who to robbed the downtown Culver City Branch of Bank of America was linked to 3 more bank robberies over the weekend in the cities of Gardena, Norwalk & Pasadena. Now wanted for a total of 6.
They call him the "Twirly Head Bandit." He earned the moniker due to a squiggly design carved into his short hair.
According to an online Pasadena newspaper he showed up at Citibank, 161 W. California Ave. on Friday morning and passed a teller a note demanding money, Pasadena police Lt. William Grisafe said. After obtaining cash, he got into a newer-model Infiniti Q50 and drove off.
He generally passes a teller a note demanding money, as well as threatening the teller to make "no sudden moves," according to the FBI.
Anyone with information can reach the FBI's Los Angeles-area field office at (310) 477-6565. Tips may also be submitted.