Gor Mahia-clad robber wanted for strange bank robberies in US
Detectives in the US are looking for a man with Kenyan links who is accused robbing the same bank twice within a span of one year.
Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division released pictures of the suspect who was captured by surveillance cameras while staging the robberies.
The man is clad in Gor Mahia jersey in one of the pictures.
The latest incident happened on April 13, 2018 while the other took place on November 14, last year.
He is suspected to have robbed PNC Bank in Wheaton in both instances.
“Today, detectives are releasing a surveillance photograph of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him,” Montgomery County Police Department wrote on its Facebook account.
“On Friday, April 13 at approximately 7:03 p.m., 4th District officers responded to the PNC Bank located inside of the Giant Food grocery store at 2900 University Boulevard West for the report of a bank robbery.”
“The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the bank and handed a note to the teller demanding money. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank. The suspect was last seen on foot in the area of the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road.”
In the earlier heist, on November 14, 2017, the suspect is said to have entered the same bank and used the same trick.
The department has offered a prize of $10,000 (Sh1 million) for information provided to them that leads to the arrest or indictment of the suspect.