FBI offering reward for arrest of “The Great Outdoors” serial bank robber
SALT LAKE CITY — The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a serial bank robber who has hit banks and credit unions in Idaho and Utah over the past six months. The most recent robbery occurred in Orem, Utah two weeks ago.
Dubbed “The Great Outdoors” bandit because of his outdoorsy attire, the man has worn the same green baseball cap and dark sunglasses during all the crimes.
HISTORY OF CRIMES
On December 21, 2016, an unknown male subject robbed the U.S. Bank located inside the Albertson’s store at 10500 West Overland Road in Boise. He waited in line, then approached the teller with a note. He took money and fled on foot.
Approximately 15 minutes after the robbery at the U.S. Bank on Overland Road, the same unknown subject robbed the Idaho Central Credit Union located at 1615 South Celebration Avenue in Meridian. The man approached the teller and showed a note demanding cash. The robber did not speak, took money, and fled on foot.
During the two robberies, he wore a green Cabela’s baseball cap, black sunglasses, a dark blue puffy jacket, and pants. He had black facial hair.
On March 24, 2017, the same unknown subject robbed the Bank of the West located at 9140 West Emerald Street, Suite 100, in Boise, Idaho. The man showed a note and placed the money in a brown bag that he carried with him. He wore large black sunglasses, a green Cabela’s baseball cap, a dark sweatshirt or coat with a hood, a bandana around his neck, and black “skinny” jeans. He had black facial hair.
On May 24, 2017, the same unknown subject robbed the Alpine Credit Union located at 351 East 800 South in Orem, Utah. He approached the teller and handed the teller a note. He put the money in a brown paper bag that he brought with him, then fled on foot. He wore large, black sunglasses, a green Cabela’s hat, a black hooded sweatshirt with the Pi symbol on the front, and black “skinny” jeans that were tucked into his boots. He had black facial hair. He was seen entering a dark-colored, two-door coupe – possibly a Subaru Outback or Legacy.