4 robberies since Friday; authorities seek Crash Dummy Bandit

United Credit Union being robbed
United Credit Union being robbed
The Crash Dummy Bandit
The Crash Dummy Bandit

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

He is being called the "Crash Dummy Bandit", and authorities are saying he has struck in Tyler.

The United Credit Union at 4901 Old Jacksonville Highway was robbed this afternoon, and authorities believe the suspect may also be responsible for three other robberies - a robbery spree that began Friday.

The FBI has been tracking the "Bandit". Click here to check out surveillance video and pictures of the robberies.

FBI describes him as being a white male, 6' to 6'03", mid to late thirties, heavy set, possibly in the 300 pound range, goatee, has worn baseball caps and a straw golf type cap and dark glasses. In the Euless, Dallas and Tyler robberies he wore a blue sling on his left arm and had a bandage on or around his nose.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a white Ford F-150 pick-up made in the late 80s.

When the suspect arrives at the bank or credit union, he gives teller a note and says he has a weapon.

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