Police seeking help in finding robber dubbed Luger Bandit

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An attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo in San Dimas Sunday marked the third incident linked to a man nicknamed the "Luger Bandit" by authorities. 

The suspect brandishes a silver weapon that resembles a German Luger-style firearm.  He's described as a white or Hispanic male, approximately 30-40 years old, between 5'8" and 6" in height; and approximately 200 lbs.

 The "Luger Bandit" has been linked to a Jan. 3 robbery at a Wells Fargo in Granada Hills and Feb. 18 robbery at a Wells Fargo in Fontana.

Each time, he's worn black pullover hooded sweatshirts and jeans with a face mask, sunglasses and black gloves. He carried a black bag with a strap.

Anyone with information as to the identity or the whereabouts of the suspect  is urged to contact the FBI or dial 911. In Los Angeles, the FBI can be reached 24 hours a day at 1888 CANT HIDE (888 226-8443).  To remain anonymous, “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the CrimeStoppers website.

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