FBI Probing Possible Connection in Sacramento Bank Robberies

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SACRAMENTO --

The FBI is looking into a string of recent bank robberies spanning three Sacramento area cities to see if they are connected.

All three robberies happened on Tuesday, in a small time frame, and a small geographic location. In all cases, the suspect used a demand note, had similar facial features and wore a nearly identical outfit.

"The teller feared that he may have been armed, gave the suspect and undisclosed amount of money, and the suspect left the bank," Chris Trimm with Elk Grove police said.

Trimm told FOX40 that robber targeted the Chase Bank on 5010 Elk Grove Boulevard at around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Shortly after the Wells Fargo on Watt and Marconi in Sacramento was robbed.

Finally, the Wells Fargo on Stratford Avenue in Dixon was robbed.

Authorities are now comparing the surveillance photos, to see if they are in fact looking for one person, or multiple people.

"They are similar, whether or not they are actually the same individual, that is something Im sure the FBI is diligently working to determine," Trimm said.

"Before we link this person to other bank robberies and say it's a serial bank robber, we want to be fairly certain because we don't want people to assume this is one person when we're actually looking for two," Gina Swankie with the FBI Sacramento said.

Swankie told FOX40 they are currently reviewing surveillance video to see if the bank robber's mannerisms reveal more about his identity.

If you think you know the man or men in the photos, contact the Elk Grove police department or the FBI.