The FBI and San Diego Police Department (SDPD) are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male dubbed the “Skateboard Bandit” who is believed to be responsible for robbing a bank located at 490 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon.
According to the FBI, Skateboarder used a demand note to rob a teller late Thursday afternoon.
The heist occurred just after 4:40 p.m. at the U.S. Bank branch on Fletcher Parkway and Pioneer Way, just west of state Route 67 and across the street from the Parkway Plaza shopping mall.
The bandit, holding a skateboard during the robbery, handed a note demanding money to a teller and received an undisclosed amount of cash.
The skater was last seen with his get-away skateboard.
FBI Officials Describe The Robber as Follows:
Height: 5 ft 10 inches
Clothing: black beanie with an interlocking “SD” logo, sunglasses, and a red face covering. He also wore a black jacket and red gloves.
If you have any information about the incident or the identity of the robber, please contact the FBI at (800) 225-5324 or tips.fbi.gov. Tipsters can also call San Diego County Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.
The San Diego FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force and the @elcajonpolice seek the public’s assistance to identify the individual believed to be responsible for the robbery of US Bank located at 490 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon, on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at 4:42 p.m. pic.twitter.com/PnIz5pFAxs— FBI San Diego (@FBISanDiego) January 14, 2022