FBI seeks help identifying suspect in eight bank robberies

He slips the bank teller a note demanding money and then chats about the weather.

That’s the calling card of the bank robber dubbed the “Weatherman Bandit,” connected with eight bank robberies .

The FBI is seeking help finding the man, in his 50s to 60s, 5 feet 8 inches to 6  feet tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. He has been photographed wearing a hat and, sometimes, sunglasses.

He didn’t show a weapon or hurt anyone in the eight robberies:

■  Chase Bank, 2585 Anthem Village Drive, Henderson, on May 23.

■  Citibank, 10211 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson, on March 19.

■  Bank of Nevada, 10199 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson, on Jan. 10.

■  Nevada State Bank, 11590 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson, on Sept. 20, 2011.

■  U.S. Bank, 10565 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson, on June 15, 2011.

■  Chase Bank, 10624 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson, on Jan. 13, 2011.

■  Chase Bank, 8174 S. Las Vegas Blvd., on Nov. 30, 2010.

■  Chase Bank, 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, on Oct. 15, 2010.

Anyone with information on the suspect can call the FBI at 702-385-1281 or submit a tip to

Contact reporter Kyle Potter at kpotter@reviewjournal. com or 702-383-0391.

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