FBI: $10,000 reward for information leading to capture of 'Loan Ranger Bandit'
POSTED: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:41pm
UPDATED: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 11:42am
Tyler, TX (KETK) — The FBI is still on the hunt for the "Loan Ranger Bandit."
Authorities announced on Thursday, they are offering a $10, 000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the robber.
The FBI and local police in Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas are still seeking a serial armed bank robber dubbed the “Loan Ranger Bandit.”
During the robberies, the armed man, who does not attempt to disguise his face, displayed a note demanding 20s, 50s and 100s and received an undisclosed amount of money. Still, to this date, he has not harmed anyone in the process of the robberies.
The "Loan Ranger Bandit," is described as a white male, possibly in his early 30's.
He is thought to be approximately 5’7” to 6’0” tall with a medium build weighing around 200 pounds.
He has short light brown hair, wears glasses and has a small mole or mark just above his right eye on the lower part of his forehead.
His varied clothing styles have included:
- Business attire
He was dubbed the “Loan Ranger Bandit” for the blue Texas Rangers baseball cap he has worn while robbing banking institutions where loans are offered.
The suspect may be driving a maroon Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck with a thin white pinstripe around the truck bed.
The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information concerning this case, please call the FBI at: 1-800-CALL-FBI or submit a tip online at: http://tips.fbi.gov.
The suspect is believed to have committed the following robberies:
January 16, 2009 - Summit Bank 1114 Highway 35 South Benton, Arkansas
June 30, 2011 - Summit Bank 1114 Highway 35 South Benton, Arkansas
July 21, 2011 - Citibank 3701 Fairway Boulevard Wichita Falls, Texas
August 31, 2011 - Altra Federal Credit Union 5523 Troup Highway Tyler, Texas
October 4, 2011 - Temple Santa Fe Community Credit Union 1750 West Avenue A Temple, Texas
January 4, 2012 - Union State Bank 902 Palm Valley Boulevard Round Rock, Texas
May 17, 2012 - BBVA Compass 6910 South Broadway Ave. Tyler, Texas
July 9, 2012 - First State Bank Central Texas 50 South Main Street Salado, Texas
August 17, 2012 - FedStar Credit Union 701 Harvey Road College Station, Texas
- October 26, 2012 - BancorpSouth Bank 2174 Main Street Madison, Mississippi