$12,000 in rewards offered for information on man who robbed banks in Boston, Brookline, Braintree

A bank surveillance camera photo of the robber
A bank surveillance camera photo of the robber

The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force is offering up to $10,000 to anyone who can help identify a man who has allegedly robbed four banks in the Boston area since December, an FBI spokesman said today.

The Massachusetts Bankers Association is also offering up to $2,000 for information leading to the suspect’s arrest.

During the four robberies, the suspect entered the banks displaying a black handgun, verbally threatened the tellers, and demanded money. In two of the robberies, he allegedly fled in a stolen vehicle that was recovered later. It is not known if a second suspect was in the getaway car.

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The robberies occurred in the Allston and Brighton sections of Boston, in Brookline, and in Braintree.

The robber is described as a man in his mid- to late 30s, about 5 foot 11 inches with a medium build. During the robberies he was wearing a dark jacket, dark pants, black or white gloves, a scarf or a ski mask covering his face, and a knit hat. He also has skin tags or moles underneath his eyes.

The robberies are being investigated by multiple law enforcement agencies including the FBI, the Boston, Brookline, and Braintree police, and State Police.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous by the FBI, and anyone with information is encouraged to call their Boston office at 617-742-5533.