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FBI and San Diego Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Woman Who Tried to Rob Bank

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 16, 2013
  • Darrell Foxworth (858) 320-8302

The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown female who attempted to rob the Bank of America branch located at 455 Island Avenue in San Diego, California, on Monday, December 16, 2013.

On Monday, December 16, 2013, at approximately 9:00 a.m., an unknown female attempted to rob the Bank of America branch located at 455 Island Avenue in San Diego, California. The unknown female entered the bank shortly after it opened and approached the victim teller who was standing behind a protective glass window. The suspect handed the teller a demand note, demanding cash and threatening to possess a weapon. The teller took the note and alerted another bank employee of what was happening. Both employees walked away from the window to another location within the bank. The suspect subsequently walked out of the bank without any money. No injuries were reported and no weapon observed.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Filipino
  • Age: Late 30s to early 40s
  • Height: Approximately 5’4” to 5’6” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 140 pounds
  • Hair: Black
  • Clothing: Black sunglasses, light green sweater with horizontal white stripes, light green shell blouse, brown pants, black shoes, and tan purse

Bank surveillance photographs from the Bank of America, located at 455 Island Avenue in San Diego, California, on Monday, December 16, 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.