Police Search for Euro Accent Bank Robber

Man has hit three banks wearing similar clothes

A man with a European accent has been robbing banks in the South Bay and East Bay.

Within the past two weeks, the well dressed man, described by witnesses as being in his 20s or 30s, has robbed two banks in Campbell and one in Pleasanton, police said.

On Oct. 30 the man robbed the Washington Mutual bank in Pleasanton and On the following day, Halloween, he robbed the Guaranty bank in Campbell, police said.

The unnamed man apparently took a few days off until he struck again on Nov. 10 robbed at a Washington Mutual bank in Campbell, police said.

In all three cases the man enters the bank and presents a "demand note" to the teller, police said.

In the note, the man threatens that he has a gun, police said.

During the Nov. 10 robbery at Washington Mutual, a witness saw the man running

toward a white van that was parked a few businesses away.

The man is described as a white male adult, in his late 20s to early 30s,

approximately 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing between 160 and 170 pounds, with brown hair.

Witnesses told police that the man has a European accent.

He has worn similar clothing in all the robberies.

He has worn a white dress shirt, a blue jacket with a red lining and a dark blue watch cap.

Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to contact Campbell Police Investigator Tom Rogers at 408-866-2179.

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