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'All Ears Bandit' wanted for string of LA bank heists

A search is under way for a bank robber nicknamed the 'All Ears Bandit' after he hit a string of Los Angeles-area banks in Bell Gardens, Carson and Echo Park.

March 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A bank robber nicknamed the "All Ears Bandit" is on the loose after hitting a string of Los Angeles-area banks.

The FBI gave the suspect the name because of his prominent ears.

He is suspected of robbing three Bank of America branches in Bell Gardens, Carson and Echo Park within days of each other.

The FBI says the robber is Latino, between 25 to 33 years old and weighs about 150 to 160 pounds.

If you recognize the "All Ears Bandit," call the FBI at (888) 226-8443.