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"Loan Ranger Bandit" may be responsible for 10 robberies in 3 states

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 9:42am

The FBI and local police in Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas are 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.  To date, no one has been physically harmed.

Click here to read KETK's previous report on the "Loan Ranger Bandit"

The robber is described as a white male in his early 30s, approximately 5’7” to 6’0” tall, approximately 200 pounds, with a medium build. 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: athletic wear, jeans, and 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 drive 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:

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

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