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Reward offered for suspect in 15 San Diego County bank robberies
Reward offered for suspect in 15 San Diego County bank robberies

A $20,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the serial bank robber known as the El Chapparito Bandit, the FBI in San Diego announced Tuesday. El Chapparito, described as an Asian or Latino male in his mid-20s, 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-7, is responsible for 15 bank robberies in San Diego County starting on Nov. 19, 2013, the FBI said. The nickname, roughly translated, means Shorty. The bandit has an unusually aggressive "modified takeover style," entering the bank yelling "hands up everyone" and robbing more than one teller, the FBI said. He wears a mask, sunglasses, gloves and a baseball cap, possibly with a Cleveland Indians logo....

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