FBI Seeks ‘Black & White Sneaker Bandit’ Who Robbed 8 Banks in Orange County

By Vanessa Serna
Vanessa Serna
Vanessa Serna
Vanessa Serna is a California-based daily news reporter for The Epoch Times.
March 7, 2022 Updated: March 7, 2022

LOS ANGELES—The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is on the hunt for a man known as the “Black & White Sneaker Bandit” who has robbed at least eight banks in Orange County in recent months.

The bandit was caught on camera in multiple occurrences wearing a dark-colored shirt, jeans, and either a baseball cap or beanie, according to FBI Los Angeles’ Twitter page.

While his appearance slightly changed in each incident, he consistently wore black sneakers with white soles.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is searching for a man known as the “Black & White Sneaker Bandit” who has robbed at least eight banks in Orange County, Calif., between Oct. 2021 and Jan. 2022. (Courtesy of FBI Los Angeles)

The unidentified man is connected to robberies in the cities of Fullerton, Huntington Beach, and Costa Mesa, according to the FBI.

The robberies occurred between October 2021 and January 2022, an FBI spokesperson told the Orange County Register.

Anyone with knowledge of the suspect’s identity is urged to call 310-477-6565.

Vanessa Serna is a California-based daily news reporter for The Epoch Times.