PORTLAND -- A combined reward of $6,000 has been offer for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of 11 metro area bank robberies.
A man police have labeled the 'Short Stack Bandit' was described as Latino, in his late 20s, 5 ft., 8 in. tall, weighing between 160 and 190 pounds, said Det. Brett Hawkinson of the Portland Police Bureau.
The man usually wears a baseball cap and is suspected of almost a dozen Portland robberies between October, 2013 and January, 2014 (see below for a full list of dates and locations), said Hawkinson.
Crime Stoppers was offering a $1,000 and the Oregon Financial Institutions Security Taskforce was offering of $5,000 for information leading to the suspect's arrest. Oregon Financial Institutions Security Taskforce is made up of representatives from banks, savings and loans, credit unions, and law enforcement, Hawkinson said.
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The "Short Stack Bandit" is believed to be responsible for 11 Portland Metro area bank robberies according to police:
- October 9, 2013 at U.S. Bank, 4100 NE 122nd Ave.
- October 29, 2013 at IQ Credit Union, 7017 NE Vancouver Mall Dr., Vancouver
- November 7, 2013 at Bank of the West, 825 NE Hogan Dr., Gresham
- November 25, 2013 at Wells Fargo, 8334 N Denver Ave.
- November 27, 2013 at U.S. Bank, 300 E Powell Blvd., Gresham
- December 3, 2013 at Albina Community Bank, 2002 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
- December 3, 2013 at Wells Fargo, 5730 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
- December 4, 2013 at Umpqua Bank, 1448 NE Weidler St.
- December 23, 2013 at Albina Community Bank, 5636 NE Sandy Blvd.
- January 2, 2014 at Bank of the West, 8135 SE Division St.
- January 4, 2014 at Key Bank, 14701 SE Division St.