Authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a string of bank robberies in the area.
The so-called "Foothills Bandit" entered banks and displayed a device with various wires, tubes and blinking lights, calling the device a bomb as he demanded cash, said Laura Eimiller, an FBI spokeswoman.
The robberies were reported at a Wells Fargo bank branch located at 9635 E. Las Tunas Drive in Temple City June 6, at a Citibank branch located at 100 S. First St. in Arcadia June 3, and at a Union Bank branch located at 601 W. Route 66 in Glendora May 28.
The Foothills Bandit was described as white, about 23 to 30 years old, standing 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 150 to 160 pounds.
Authorities urged anyone with information regarding either suspect to
contact police immediately.
--City News Service