Investigators said a man who became known as the “AK-47 Bandit” could be just about anywhere, and they’ve launched a national manhunt to find him before he strikes again.
The AK-47 Bandit was accused of six bank robberies and trying to kill a police officer.
The suspect allegedly fired an assault rifle at a police officer who spotted him just after a February 29, 2012 bank robbery in Chino, California. The officer suffered serious injury. Police later said a 911 call from a pay phone near the bank was likely made to divert police, delaying their response to the bank robbery.
The same man is suspected of robbing two other banks in California, as well as banks in Washington and Idaho. In all cases, the suspect was described as a white man, between 25 and 40 years old, with blue eyes, who weighs between 180 and 230 pounds. He was…