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'Bare Arm Bandit' sought for Santa Ana bank robberies

Authorities released these surveillance photos of a robbery suspect known as the 'Bare Arm Bandit.' He robbed two Wells Fargo banks in Santa Ana in June 2012.
June 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a robbery suspect dubbed the 'Bare Arm Bandit.'

They released surveillance pictures, hoping someone will recognize him. The suspect is accused of robbing two Wells Fargo banks in Santa Ana in the past two weeks. The first one occurred June 7 at the branch on 1315 East 17th St. The second incident happened June 16 at 27 North Main St.

Police said the robber told the tellers to "hurry" as he impatiently demanded cash. He is believed to be around 25 years old and stands about 6 feet tall. He wore sleeveless shirts and a baseball cap during both robberies.

Anyone with information was asked to call authorities at (888) CANT-HIDE.


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