26-year-old Florida man allegedly robbed banks disguised as elderly person

Courtesty FBI Miami(NEW YORK) -- A Florida man in his 20s is in custody after he allegedly stole $18,000 from two different banks while disguised as an elderly man, according to a criminal complaint.

Abraham Maghen, 26, allegedly went to a Pembroke Pines, Fla., bank on May 2, "wearing a mask resembling an elderly individual," according to the complaint against him. He then allegedly gave a demand note to a teller and brandished what appeared to be handgun before taking $10,000, the complaint said.

No one was injured, according the FBI in Miami, which released photos hoping to identify the suspect.

Maghen also allegedly stole $1,800 during a second bank robbery in Boca Raton, Florida, on May 9, the complaint said. While again wearing a mask resembling an elderly man, he allegedly gave a demand note to the teller that read something like, "My grandson is sick. I need $40,000 now," the complaint said. After giving the teller the note, Maghen allegedly yelled, "Hurry up. He's going to die," the complaint continued.

Maghen, of Hollywood, Florida, was arrested May 9 in connection with both bank robberies, the FBI in Miami said.

His arraignment is scheduled for May 24. Maghen's public defender did not immediately respond to ABC News' request for comment.

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Check Also

Key witness identified in Minneapolis officer-involved shooting that killed Australian bride-to-be

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- Minnesota officials have identified and located a key witness to the officer-involved shooting that killed an Australian bride-to-be in Minneapolis.The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Ap...