Serial bank robber in various hats arrested with two accomplices
Francisco Lopez (left) and Shawn Tobias were arrested by Tucson Police for a string of robberies.
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TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A man wanted for eight robberies in the Tucson area, all while wearing a variety of hats, was arrested by police along with two other accomplices, according to Sgt. Chris Widmer with Tucson Police.
Widmer tells KGUN9 that Francisco Lopez, 22, and Shawn Tobias, 23 were arrested after a short stand-off with police and booked into the Pima County Jail on multiple counts of robbery.
Police received an 88-CRIME tip directing them to these individuals.
Lopez was charged in eight robberies, all at banks inside of grocery stores between June 25 and September 6.
Tobias was charged in three robberies also at banks inside of grocery stores on September 7 and 17.
The two men also had a female accomplice, 24-year-old Christina Lopez, who was charged with two robberies on September 17 at banks inside grocery stores.
Detectives are still searching for another man who was seen in surveillance photos with Francisco Lopez in the robbery on September 5 at the U.S. Bank inside the Safeway store at 2140 W. Grant Rd.
This man is described as African-American, between 21 and 25 years old, 5'10'' and 160 pounds.
Anyone with information on this man's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.