The FBI is looking for someone who they are calling the “Bad Wig Bandit” suspected to have robbed three banks in North Carolina in the past three weeks. In each robbery, the suspect wore a different wig. He is described as a black male with a medium build, believed to be in his 20s or 30s. wearing a blonde wendy Williams wig and a red lil kim wig.
On Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, an unknown suspect robbed the BB&T Bank located on Northcross Drive in Huntersville. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank in an unknown direction.
The three incidents happened at banks in Huntersville, Belmont and Gastonia.
On Jan., 7, 2020, the FBI says the same suspect robbed the New Horizon Bank on Wilkinson Boulevard in Belmont.
Nearly five hours later, the FBI says the same suspect robbed the Wells Fargo on Cox Road in Gastonia.
The FBI is assisting the Huntersville Police Department, the Belmont Police Department and the Gastonia Police Department with this investigation.