'Mr. Magoo Bandit' bank robbery suspect surrenders to FBI

The FBI is stepping up its search for the 'Mr. Magoo Bandit,' who has been linked to 12 armed bank robberies up and down California.

October 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The FBI announced the arrest of the "Mr. Magoo Bandit" serial bank robbery suspect Tuesday.

Scott James Larson, 43, surrendered at the San Diego FBI office on Monday.

Larson was interviewed by FBI agents and a San Diego Police Dept. Robbery detective thereafter, according to the FBI.

Larson reported confessed to robbing a US Bank branch on Sept. 7.

Larson is suspected of 12 California bank robberies in total.

KABC-TV LOS ANGELES, CA contributed to this report.