Geezer Bandit suspected of robbing a Morro Bay bank
May 28, 2011
A Morro Bay bank robber may be the Geezer Bandit, a man who is wanted for robbing 13 banks in California. The robber, who appeared to between 60 to 70 years old, robbed Heritage Oaks Bank on Morro Bay Boulevard at around 3:30 p.m. on Friday. [KSBY]
Police said the robber, who is suspected of wearing a mask that makes him appear older, was wielding a black revolver when he handed a note to a teller demanding cash. He then left the bank on foot and may have been seen driving a cream colored two-door sedan.
Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to call Morro Bay police at (805) 772-6225 or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-7867.