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

FBI San Diego June 10, 2013
  • 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 at 610 First Avenue in San Diego, California, on Saturday, June 8, 2013.

On Saturday, June 8, 2013, at approximately 1:09 p.m. the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 610 First Avenue in San Diego, California, was robbed by an unknown male. At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank, approached the victim teller, and feigned to be interested in conducting other banking business. As the victim teller was attempting to respond to the robber’s question, the robber presented a demand note for cash. The note indicated the robber was armed with a weapon. Additionally, the robber made several verbal demands for cash and threatened to shoot the teller if he did not get any money. Throughout the robbery, the robber held a cell phone to his right ear, giving the appearance that he was talking to someone on the phone. After receiving a sum of money, the robber fled the bank and was last seen northbound on First Avenue.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black or Hispanic
  • Height: Approximately 5’8” to 6’0” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 150 lbs.
  • Eyes: Green
  • Age: Mid-30s
  • Clothing: Gray hooded sweatshirt with black and white stripes, baseball cap plaid shorts, white socks with “SD,” and dark shoes

Bank surveillance photographs from the Wells Fargo Bank, 610 First Avenue, San Diego, California, on Saturday, June 8, 2013:

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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.