FBI looking for 'Biddy Bandit' serial bank robbery suspect

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- FBI officials say they are looking for an unidentified serial bank robbery suspect they have named the "Biddy Bandit".

In a statement released Tuesday, FBI officials said the woman has been involved in five bank robbery incidents across the Valley, from August to December. In each of the incidents, officials say the woman entered the bank, approached a teller, and presented a robbery demand note. In at least two incidents, the suspect fled the scene with a known amount of money.

The suspect is described as a white woman, between 50 to 60 years old, weighing between 115 to 130 lbs. The suspect has black hair and a light complexion, and was last seen wearing a black wig, black sunglasses, a khaki baseball hat, a black short-sleeved shirt, and long pants. The suspect also carried a dark-colored purse. She has also worn a white baseball hat, dark sunglasses, a dark tank top, and tan pants in the past.

The suspect, according to FBI officials, should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information should contact the FBI Phoenix Field Office by calling (623) 466-1999, or submit tips online at tips.fbi.gov. In addition, people with information can leave an anonymous tip by calling Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

Spanish speakers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Testigo Silencioso at 480-TESTIGO.

Si tiene alguna información sobre este caso, llame a la línea de Testigo Silencioso (480-TESTIGO, 480-837-8446).