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F.C. Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

The suspected serial bank robber during the April 28 Wells Fargo bank robbery. The suspect robbed the Wells Fargo in Falls Church on Wednesday, May 11. (Photo: Courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigations)
The suspected serial bank robber during the April 28 Wells Fargo bank robbery. The suspect robbed the Wells Fargo in Falls Church on Wednesday, May 11. (Photo: Courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigations)

A man suspected of robbing Falls Church’s Wells Fargo bank this week, along with two other banks in the Alexandria, has been arrested. Police arrested 26 year-old Budder Khan of Arlington without incident today, May 13, City of Falls Church reported today.

A joint investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the City of Alexandria Police Department, the Arlington County Police Department and the City of Falls Church Police Department led to his arrest today.

In the Falls Church incident, police say Khan implied he had a gun after he entered Wells Fargo at 1000 West Broad Street around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday and held up the bank.

Police ask anybody with more information on the incident to contact them at 703-248-5053.

 

Original article below:

The Federal Bureau of Investigations has connected the person suspected of robbing the Wells Fargo bank at 1000 W. Broad Street on Wednesday, May 11 to a string of bank robberies in the area. According to the City of Falls Church’s public information officer, the suspect implied that he had a gun.

The suspect is linked to at least two other bank robberies in the region. On Monday, April 18 at approximately 10:06 a.m. the suspect robbed the SunTrust Bank at 2809 Mount Vernon Avenue in Alexandria. On Thursday, April 28 at approximately 11:50 a.m. the suspect robbed the Wells Fargo at 1711 Fern Street in Alexandria.

In all of the robberies, the suspect entered the bank, approached the victim teller, passed a note demanding money and, after receiving an undisclosed amount of money, he fled the bank on foot. The suspect is described as a 5’5″ – 5’7″ male with a small build and a medium complexion between the ages of 25 – 30.

During the April 18 robbery, the subject was described as wearing an Oakland Raiders baseball cap, glasses and a black vest. During the April 28 robbery, he was described as wearing a Brooklyn Nets baseball cap, glasses and a light gray trench coat with the collar up. During the May 11 robbery, he was described as wearing a purple Colorado Rockies baseball cap, glasses and a light gray trench coat with the collar up.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification, arrest and conviction of this bank robber. The FBI’s Washington Field Office, Alexandria Virginia Police Department and City of Falls Church Police Department are investigating this bank robbery and request that anyone with information call the FBI at 202-278-2000, Alexandria Police Department non-emergency number at 703-746-4444 or the City of Falls Church Police Department at 703-241-5053.