Orange County: ‘Black & White Sneaker Bandit’ Sought In Connection With At Least Eight Bank Robberies

Surveillance images depicting the so-called ‘Black & White Sneaker Bandit.’ Photos by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

03.04.2022 | 6:30 PM | ORANGE COUNTY – Photos of a man wanted in connection with at least eight bank robberies were released by authorities, Friday evening.

The so-called ‘Black & White Sneaker Bandit,’ named after his shoes worn during the robberies, is believed to be responsible for at least eight bank robberies in Orange County.

The robberies have occurred in Fullerton, Huntington Beach, and Costa Mesa although additional details were not released.

Photos of the bandit appear to depict an approximately 50-year-old Caucasian male. In each photo the man is wearing a hat, face covering, and a dark-colored long-sleeve shirt. Two of the four photos show the bandit’s black and white sneakers and light-colored blue jeans.

Anyone who may have information regarding the bandit is urged to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Los Angeles Field Office by calling (310) 477-6565.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

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