UPDATE Suspect in Chase Bank Robbery in Bixby Knolls Identified, FBI Asking for Public’s Help in Finding Him

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Police described the suspect as a black male, between 5’9″ and 6’0″, and wearing a black hoodie with a red stripe around the collar, light-colored pants and eyeglasses. Photo courtesy of the FBI.

12 22 14 3UPDATE December 23 at 12:35PM  |  A man who robbed a Chase bank in Bixby Knolls last week has been identified as 58-year-old Gregory Lynn Cross, and the FBI is asking for the public’s help in learning his whereabouts.

According to a statement from the FBI, Cross is responsible for the December 18 robbery in Bixby Knolls, as well as these other robberies and attempted robberies:

December 13, 2014: Chase Burbank
December 20, 2014: Wells Fargo Santa Fe Springs (Attempt)
December 20, 2014: Wells Fargo Manhattan Beach (Attempt)
December 20, 2014: Chase El Segundo (Attempt)
December 22, 2014: Chase Burbank

The FBI has issued a federal arrest warrant for Cross.

He is described as a black male, approximately 5’11” and weighs about 250 pounds.

Anyone with information about where Cross may be residing is urged to contact the FBI at 310 477-6565 or dial 911.

December 19  |  A Chase Bank in Bixby Knolls was robbed Thursday morning, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) said.

When officers arrived to the bank, located at 3901 Atlantic Avenue, at about 11:25AM, they learned that a black male suspect walked up to a teller and passed a threatening note that demanded money, said LBPD spokeswoman Nancy Pratt.

The suspect then fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, she said.

Police described the suspect as a black male, between 5’9″ and 6’0″, and wearing a black hoodie with a red stripe around the collar, light-colored pants and eyeglasses.

Witnesses did not see a weapon, Pratt said.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery should contact the FBI at 310-477-6565. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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