FBI Suspects 'Geezer Bandit' Is Young

Man who has pulled off 16 bank robberies in California may be wearing a mask.
1:36 | 12/22/11

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He looks like an old man leading the FBI to column the geezer bandit for two years federal agents have been on his trail they thought they were trying to nab somebody in his sixties or seventies. But now it appears he may actually be much younger. When you look at the video and you see him sprint away. From the bank parking lot it would appear that the person who's running. When they're pretty good pace. This is video from a geezer bandits most recent heist -- bank teller was able to put a dye pack in the bag of money. You'll see him drop to the ground. He scrambles around appearing to try to collect his belongings collect some of the money and other documents that he had their in the bank and -- -- he sprints out. If any as a younger man the disguise his work he's pulled off sixteen bank robberies in California. And he's gained a following the geezer bandit FaceBook page now has close to twelve -- -- fans. And even -- geezer bandit merchandise. The FBI now believes the robber bodies old man -- at this company in Van Nuys California the place that made the mask Freddy Krueger winners in the nightmare on elm street movies if true it's not the first time criminals have come here. People is -- and ask for. Illegal purposes. A young Chinese defector recently -- elder -- to board a plane in Hong Kong police issued a search warrant to get a list of who bought this old man mask from the company. The FBI wants to know -- the geezer bandit really is a geezer. Alex Stone ABC news Los Angeles.

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