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FBI searching for 'Gloved Robber' in series of credit union heists

Posted at 4:39 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 19:42:47-05

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- The FBI and Chula Vista Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of robbing six credit unions in San Diego County.

The suspect, who was dubbed the "Gloved Robber" after wearing grey gloves during all of the heists, has so far robbed six credit unions. The robberies have all taken place between December 28, 2018 and February 23, 2019.

According to the FBI, after entering each of the businesses, the suspect approached the tellers, handing them a note demanding cash.

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After being handed the money, the man left each of the credit unions.

The FBI says the man wore a similar style of clothing in several of the robberies. Along with the grey gloves, the man wore sunglasses and hoods to cover his face.

During two of the robberies, the man carried a motorcycle helmet into the credit unions. The robber also carried a calculator in his hand and held it to his ear like a cellphone during several of the robberies.

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See the list below for credit unions robbed by the suspect:

December 28, 2018: Mission Federal Credit Union - 4250 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA

January 29, 2019: Cal Coast Credit Union - 4265 Genesee Avenue, San Diego, CA

February 7, 2019: San Diego County Credit Union - 11965 Bernardo Plaza Drive, San Diego, CA

February 9, 2019: Mission Fed Credit Union - 4250 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA

February 16, 2019: Mission Federal Credit Union - 10393 Spring Canyon Road, San Diego, CA

February 23, 2019: California Coast Credit Union - 1741 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista, CA