Chino robbery suspect, 'AK-47 Bandit,' strikes Idaho bank, FBI says
REXBURG, Idaho (KABC) -- The FBI is searching for a brazen bank robbery suspect known as the "AK-47 Bandit."
Investigators released photos from his latest heist at an East Idaho Credit Union in Rexburg on Wednesday.
Wearing a mask and black gloves, the bandit threatened employees and customers with an AK-47 assault rifle and ordered his way into the credit union's vault.
Authorities believe he is the same suspect who robbed a California Bank and Trust in Chino on Feb. 29 and shot and wounded a police officer as he fled. The bandit is also suspected of robbing banks in Vacaville, Sacramento, and Washington state.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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