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FBI and National City Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Woman Who Attempted to Rob a Wells Fargo Bank Branch

FBI San Diego August 01, 2013
  • Darrell Foxworth (858) 320-8302

The FBI and National City Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown female who attempted to rob the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 1199 Highland Avenue in National City, California, on Thursday, August 1, 2013.

On Thursday, August 1, 2013, at approximately 6:00 p.m., a woman dressed in a maroon-colored burqa attempted to rob the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 1199 Highland Avenue in National City, California. At the time of the robbery, the woman entered the bank and stood in the teller line until summoned by a teller. Upon arriving at the teller counter, the woman presented a demand note. The teller read a portion of the demand note and then alerted another bank employee to what was happening. The teller then took a position of concealment and did not provide the woman with any money. After waiting a few seconds, the woman walked out the bank without any money. No injuries were reported during the attempted robbery

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Female
  • Complexion: Olive complexion
  • Height: Approximately 5’6” tall
  • Age: Late 20’s to early 30’s
  • Eyes: Heavy eye makeup
  • Clothing: Maroon-colored burqa and light-colored or white shoes

Bank surveillance photographs from the Wells Fargo Bank, 1199 Highland Avenue, National City, California, on Thursday, August 1, 2013:

   

  

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 540-8477.