OKLAHOMA CITY – The FBI is searching for a suspect accused of robbing five banks in the Oklahoma City metro since December of last year.
Officials say they believe the suspect is a female and is known as the “Sweatpant Bandit.”
The suspect is believed to be responsible for the following bank robberies:
- December 12, 2018 – MidFirst Bank at 5801 Northwest 39th Expressway, Warr Acres, Oklahoma.
- January 15, 2019 – MidFirst Bank at 3232 South Broadway, Edmond, Oklahoma.
- February 28, 2019 – MidFirst Bank at 3232 South Broadway, Edmond, Oklahoma.
- April 9, 2019 – IBC Bank at 4902 North Western Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
- May 14, 2019 – Bank of Oklahoma at 10912 North Rockwell Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
FBI officials say during each robbery, the suspect entered the bank, approached a teller and presented a demand note. The suspect then left each location after receiving an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian female, believed to be 30 to 40 years old. She is 5’3” to 5’6” tall with a thin build at approximately 110 pounds.
According to the FBI, the suspect has consistently dressed in athletic attire during each incident to include a long-sleeved sweatshirt. The suspect was seen carrying a blue-and-white bag with a floral print.
MidFirst Bank is offering a reward of up to a $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this individual.
If you have any information, call the FBI Oklahoma City Field Office at (405) 290-7770. You can also submit a tip anonymously online here.