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FBI and San Diego Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Wells Fargo Bank Robber

FBI San Diego December 27, 2012
  • Darrell Foxworth (858) 320-8302

The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 9996 Scripps Ranch Boulevard in San Diego, California, on Wednesday, December 26, 2012.

On Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at approximately 12:08 p.m., the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 9996 Scripps Ranch Boulevard in San Diego California, was robbed by an unknown male. At the time of the robbery, the robber approached the victim teller who had just finished helping another customer. The robber held a demand note in one hand and a bag in the other hand. After reading the note, the victim teller placed a sum of money in the bag. After receiving a sum of money, the robber quickly exited the bank with some of the money spilling out of the bag. The robber was last seen entering the passenger side of a vehicle that was parked a short distance away from the bank. No injuries were reported and no weapon observed.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Middle Eastern or Asian
  • Height: Approximately 5’7” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 170 pounds
  • Build: Medium
  • Hair/Coloring: Dark
  • Clothing: Dark hooded jacket, black sunglasses, gray beanie cap, dark pants, and white tennis shoes

Bank surveillance photographs from the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 9996 Scripps Ranch Boulevard in San Diego, California, on Wednesday, December 26, 2012:

  

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 565-1255 (san.diego@ic.fbi.gov) or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580- 8477. You may remain anonymous by calling the FBI or Crime Stoppers.