JANUARY 2, 2013 Sterling Savings and U.S. Bank Robberies

Jan 02, 2013 -- 6:47pm


Medford was hit with three bank robberies in the month of December and now Medford Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon need your help in identifying the suspect or suspects. 

On December 21, 2012 at 5:47 p.m., a white male adult entered the Sterling Savings Bank, 620 Stewart Av.,  near closing time when there were no other customers.   He approached the teller, demanded money by using a note, and fled out the bank.  The suspect was described as being in his late 20's or early 30's, approximately 5'10" – 5"11"  and weighing 180-190 pounds.  He was described as having 2-3 days growth of reddish/brown facial hair and last seen wearing a camouflage baseball cap, black coat with a hood, a black "Nike" backpack with silver lining on the straps, gray "batting-style" gloves with a black unknown symbol on top of gloves, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. 

And then on December 30, 2012, at 2:17 p.m, the US Bank, 910 N Phoenix Rd (inside Albertson's  Grocery) was robbed for the second time in December.   The suspect entered the bank and demanded money from the teller before fleeing the store.  He had been seen in the area for several minutes for the actual robbery.   Witnesses described him as a white male adult, in his 20's – 30's, between 5'6" and 5'10 inches tall with a stocky build.    

The previous robbery was on December 1, 2012, at 3:57 p.m.  The suspect had been in the area of the store just prior to the robbery.  He was described as a white male adult, 6'2" with a medium build.  He was wearing a black jacket, light colored pants, carrying a large black umbrella and had his face covered

If you can identify any of these suspects from the photos shown below, or have any information about any of these bank robberies, please call Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon at 1-800-850-0580 and refer to case numberKMED 010213.


Mercedes-Benz of Medford pays rewards up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and the filing of charges on criminal activity.  You can remain anonymous.  


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