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FBI and Chula Vista Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Union Bank Robber

FBI San Diego January 28, 2013
  • Darrell Foxworth (858) 320-8302

The FBI and Chula Vista Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male who robbed the Union Bank at 410 H Street, Chula Vista in California, on Friday, January 25, 2013, at approximately 3:15 p.m.

On Friday, January 25, 2013, at approximately 3:15 p.m. the Union Bank located at 410 H Street in Chula Vista, California, was robbed by an unknown male using a demand note. At the time of the robbery, the robber walked into the bank and entered the teller waiting line. The robber waited in line until summoned to the teller’s station. Once at the teller’s station, the robber passed a demand note and made a verbal demand for money. The robber kept his right hand inside of his jacket and simulated having a weapon in his pocket. After receiving a sum of money, the robber walked out the front door of the bank. No injuries were reported, and no weapon observed.

Witnesses described the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Height: Approximately 5’9” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 160 to 190 pounds
  • Age: Mid-20s
  • Clothing: Black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants
  • Miscellaneous: Unshaven, slurred speech, pierced lip with black triangle on right side

Bank surveillance photographs from the Union Bank, 410 H Street, Chula Vista, California on Friday, January 25, 2013:

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.