'Snowboarder Bandit' suspect sketch released

SANTA ANA, Calif.

The suspect is described as a white male, standing between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing about 170-180 pounds with a thin build and broad shoulders, with blond hair and blue eyes. He usually wears long-sleeve shirts, a beanie hat and dark, square sunglasses.

In the robberies, the "Snowboarder Bandit" enters a bank and gives a teller a demand note from within a plastic grocery bag. The demand note instructs the teller to empty their drawers and to leave out dye packs. The note also informs the teller the robber has a gun. He then puts the money in the plastic bag and leaves. He was possibly seen driving a blue Mazda Miata.

Anyone with information about the suspect should contact the FBI Bank Robbery Apprehension Team at (714) 542-8825 or (310) 477-6565.

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