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FBI searching for 'Summer School Bandit'

August 3, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The FBI is asking for helping finding a bank robbery suspect they've nicknamed the "Summer School Bandit." Investigators believe he's linked to two bank robberies in the San Fernando Valley in the past week.

Authorities are calling him the "Summer School Bandit" because he looks as if he is possibly a student.

He's suspected of robbing a Telesis Community Credit Union in Woodland Hills on Wednesday. The FBI says he had a note demanding cash, and claiming he had a bomb hidden under his clothes. In the note, he threatened to shoot anyone who didn't comply with his demand for cash.

Surveillance video shows he did not bother with a disguise during the hold-up.

The FBI believes he's the same robber who hit a Bank of America in Granada Hills July 23. The suspect in that robbery matches his description, and used the same method in the heist.

Anyone with any information about the "Summer School Bandit" is asked to call the FBI at (888) CANT-HIDE or (888) 226-8443.

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