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FBI offers bigger reward for AK-47 Bandit

Published On: Jan 16 2013 01:09:58 PM CST

Police continue searching for the AK-47 bandit.

CHINO, Calif. -

The FBI has upped the reward for the man known as the AK-47 Bandit.

At a press conference Wednesday, the FBI announced the reward is now $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of the AK-47 Bandit, who robbed East Idaho Credit Union in Rexburg in early November, as well as financial institutions in Washington state and California, where he seriously wounded a police officer. The reward was previously at $20,000.

In each robbery, the suspect brandishes an AK-47-style assault rifle. He wears a black full-face ski mask tactical gear. He's a white man, 5'10”, and 200 to 230 pounds.

He is considered armed and dangerous.