SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — A man authorities call the “Big Man Bandit” is now behind bars after being taken into custody by San Mateo police over the weekend.

300-pound serial bank robbery suspect 50-year-old Gregory Alan Vaughan of Daly City hit five banks — including locations in San Jose and San mateo — in the month of March alone.

The FBI released photos and video of the suspect last week.

big man bandit Big Man Bandit Behind Bars After Weekend Arrest

Surveillance images of the man dubbed by the FBI as the “Big Man Bandit” and suspect vehicle. (FBI)

Police arrested Vaughn on Saturday outside the Jockey Club, a San Mateo satellite betting facility.

A San Mateo police officer spotted a gold Cadillac that matched the description of Vaughn’s getaway vehicle and called for backup.

He was taken into custody without incident.


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