Citizen Charged In Bank Robberies


SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department arrested a suspect responsible for eight bank robberies including a recent robbery on the 1800 block of Irving Street on December 16 at 4:45 p.m.

The teller of the bank said that the bank robber handed her a demand note, and she followed. The suspect fled the scene with the money. The series of bank robberies were known as the “Chuck Taylor Bandit.”

Daniel King, 39, of San Francisco was booked and arrested by authorities for the December 16 incident. He was also charged with seven other bank robberies and three attempted bank robberies of locations throughout the city.

The San Francisco Police Department was able to get a suspect’s vehicle from the bank’s video system. The photo was sent via text messages to other officers. On December 16, SF officers searched for the vehicle of the suspect. The booking photo of King will not be released due to pending identification matters.

Everyone with additional information on any part of this case is encouraged contact lead investigator Sergeant Tracy Boes at (415) 553 -9143. If you wish to remain anonymous, please send the tip by calling (415)-575-4444 or send a text to TIP411 with SFPD at beginning of the text.