EDMOND — The FBI is seeking information on an unknown female serial bank robber they are calling the “Sweatpant Bandit.” She has allegedly robbed five banks across the Oklahoma City metro since Dec. 12, 2018.
Two robberies on Jan. 18, 2019, and Feb. 28, 2019, occurred at the MidFirst Bank, 3232 S. Broadway, Edmond. Edmond Police secured the scene and transferred the investigation to the FBI.
The FBI also believes this suspect is responsible for the Dec. 12, 2018, MidFirst Bank robbery at 5801 N.W. 39th Expressway, Warr Acres; the April 9, 2019, IBC Bank robbery at 4902 N. Western Ave., Oklahoma City; and the May 14, 2019, Bank of Oklahoma robbery at 10912 N. Rockwell Ave., Oklahoma City.
The FBI describes the suspect as a white female in her late 30s to mid 40s with a small build, weighing approximately 110 pounds, and measuring about 5’3” to 5’6” inches tall.
The FBI states, “The female suspect is consistently dressed in athletic attire during each incident. During the robbery that occurred on May 14, 2019, the suspect was seen carrying a blue and white colored bag with floral print.”
The suspect is on video wearing a mask, blue hoodie, and gray sweatpants when robbing the MidFirst Bank of Edmond. She has been seen wearing gray sweatpants, black athletic shoes, black gloves, and a white cloth covering her face.
In the Edmond bank robberies, the suspect approached the counter and demanded money from the bank employees, received an undisclosed amount of money, and fled the bank on foot heading northbound. No injuries were reported.
MidFirst Bank is offering a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this suspect. Anyone with information on the bank robberies, are asked to contact the FBI at 405-290-7770. You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov.