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"Bearded Bandit" robs Vista bank

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VISTA (CBS 8) - The sheriff's department says the "Bearded Bandit" has struck again, robbing a Vista bank.

It happened just before 10 a.m. Thursday at the Chase Bank in the 900 block of East Vista Way.

The man, who is now clean-shaven, walked into the bank and gave the teller a note, saying he had a gun. He got away with cash. No gun was seen and no one was hurt.

The "Bearded Bandit" is also suspected in the robbery of another Chase Bank in Vista on October 15, and a Wells Fargo in Imperial Beach on October 7.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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