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FBI seeks 'sweatpant bandit' tied to five Oklahoma City-area bank robberies

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Posted at 9:08 AM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 10:12:11-04

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for help identifying a woman they are calling the "sweatpant bandit" who is believed to be responsible for five bank robberies in the Oklahoma City area.

The robber is believed to be tied to the following bank robberies, officials said:

• Dec. 12, 2018 - MidFirst Bank at 5801 Northwest 39th Expressway, Warr Acres, Oklahoma.
• Jan. 15, 2019 - MidFirst Bank at 3232 South Broadway, Edmond, Oklahoma.
• Feb. 28, 2019 - MidFirst Bank at 3232 South Broadway, Edmond, Oklahoma.
• April 9, 2019 - IBC Bank at 4902 North Western Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
• May 14, 2019 - Bank of Oklahoma at 10912 North Rockwell Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

FBI officials say during each of the robberies, the woman entered the bank, gave the teller a demand note, and then left the location.

She is believed to be 30 to 40 years old and is between 5 feet 3 inches and 5 feet 6 inches tall with a thin build. She has consistently dressed in athletic attire during each incident.

MidFirst Bank is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the woman's arrest and conviction.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the FBI's OKC Field Office at 405-290-7770.

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