Reward put in place for "Lion Man"

MARYLAND - Over the past two and a half months, a serial robber police have dubbed the ”Lion Man” is believed to be responsible for 11 robberies, with all but one occurring within Maryland state lines.   Nearly half of the targets were Wells Fargo branches.

 The first two robberies took place at the Wells Fargo branch on 860 North Rolling Road in Catonsville, Md. (February 18 and March 14).  On April 18, the “Lion Man” robbed a Wells Fargo in Fairfax, Va., setting off a string of eight robberies in Maryland leading up to this weekend.   His most recent robbery happened at the Suntrust Bank at 10000 Baltimore National Pike in Columbia, Md.

He is described as a black man, about 5’10” to 6’ tall, weighing about 240 pounds.  He’s also described as having salt and pepper gray hair in his beard and mustache.  Police gave the nickname to the robber after he was caught on surveillance cameras wearing a Detroit Lions cap.

You could receive up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the robber.  If anyone has information about the robber or the robberies, you are asked to call the Baltimore Division of the FBI at 410-265-8080.

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