The FBI’s Bank Robbery Task Force is doubling its reward as it asks the public for assistance identifying a bank robber allegedly responsible for five robberies in the Greater Boston area.
During each of the robberies, the suspect wore a dark, hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, gloves, sunglasses and a face mask.
According to the FBI, he used dark-colored socks to cover his shoes.
In each robbery, the suspect verbally demanded cash from the tellers and brandished a semi-automatic handgun before running away.
The suspect is believed to be an African-American man in his 20s. He is approximately 5’8" to 5’11" and had a slender build.
The suspect is allegedly responsible for the following robberies:
- Sept. 5 at Citizens Bank in Woburn
- Oct. 16 at Winchester Savings Bank in Arlington
- Jan. 15 at TD Bank in Waltham
- Jan. 25 at South Shore Savings Bank in Stoughton
- Feb. 2 at Enterprise Bank in Billerica
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for the robberies.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the FBI at 617-742-5533.
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