FBI identifies suspect in 'Tall Man Bandit' robbery

EUGENE, Ore. - The FBI believes 25-year-old Chet Evans is the bank robber known as the Tall Man Bandit, and investigators are asking for the public's help locating him.

The FBI, working with the Eugene and Springfield Police Departments, have identified and charged the alleged "Tall Man" bank bandit with one of six robberies he is suspected of committing, and now investigators are asking for the public's assistance in locating him.

FBI Special Agents obtained a criminal complaint charging Evans with one count of bank robbery related to the Key Bank robbery at 1380 Coburg Road in Eugene on Monday, March 18.

The FBI has offered a reward of up to $2,000 available for the person or people who provide information that leads to Evans' arrest and conviction.

His last known address is in Eugene, although he has ties to Medford, Ashland, Portland and Lake Oswego.

Evans is 6-foot-2, 185 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information on this suspect is asked to call the FBI in Eugene at (541) 343-5222 during normal business hours, the FBI in Portland at (503) 224-4181 twenty-four hours a day, or the Eugene Police Department at (541) 682-5111.