FBI Los Angeles
Press Release: June 24, 2013
Contact: Public Affairs Specialist Laura Eimiller, (310) 996-3343
The Orange County Bank Robbery Apprehension Team (BRAT) is seeking assistance from the public with information leading to the arrest of a suspect known as the Chubby Cheeks Bandit, an unidentified female bank robber who robbed a Chase Bank at 4:30p.m. on June 17, 2013.
The bank is located at 1300 North Main Street in Santa Ana. During the robbery, the suspect demanded cash from a victim teller, exclaiming, “Give me your money. I need money.” The suspect is described as a white female in her late 20s, 5’3” tall, 170 lbs., with what witnesses described as chubby cheeks. During the robbery on June 17th, the suspect wore a checkered shirt, light jeans, a hat, and sunglasses.
Bank surveillance photos are above.