FBI and San Diego Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify US Bank Robber
|FBI San Diego August 05, 2013|
The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the US Bank branch located inside of the Vons grocery store at 3645 Midway Drive, San Diego, California, on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at approximately 2:39 p.m.
At the time of the robbery, the robber approached the area of the bank holding a cell phone to his right ear giving the appearance he was on the phone. Once the robber approached the teller counter he said, “Who can help me?” The victim teller responded and offered to assist the robber with his feigned banking transaction. The robber handed the victim teller a demand note for cash. The note indicated the robber was armed and threatened to use violence if the robber’s demands were not met. After receiving a sum of money the robber walked out the front door of the grocery store. Throughout the entire robbery, the robber gave the appearance that he was talking to someone on the phone, even asking the teller a question during the robbery. No injuries were reported.
Witnesses describe the robber as follows:
- Sex: Male
- Race: Black
- Height: Approximately 5’9” to 5’10” tall
- Age: Mid to late 20s
- Eyes: Light
- Build: Thin
- Weight: Approximately 165 pounds
- Clothing: Gray baseball cap with a dark blue bill and the letter “C” on the front, blue long sleeve sweater, tan jeans, and white tennis shoes
Bank surveillance photographs of the suspect are below.
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.