FBI San Diego
Special Agent Davene Butler
(858) 320-1800
September 8, 2015

FBI and Escondido Police Department Seek the Public’s Assistance to Identify U.S. Bank Robber

The FBI and Escondido Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the U.S. Bank branch located inside the Albertsons grocery store at 1509 East Valley Parkway in Escondido, California, on Friday, September 4, 2015.

On Friday, September 4, 2015, at approximately 3:30 p.m., an unknown male (hereinafter referred to as the robber) robbed one of the tellers at the U.S. Bank branch located inside the Albertsons grocery store at 1509 East Valley Parkway in Escondido, California. At the time of the robbery, the robber approached the victim teller and presented a demand note for cash. The demand note demanded money and threaten to shoot the teller if he did not get any money. The robber also verbally threatened to shoot the teller and motioned to his right pocket. The teller provided the robber a sum of money, and the robber subsequently exited the grocery store. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses described the robber as follows:

Sex: Male
Race: White
Height: Approximately 5’6” tall
Weight: Approximately 180 pounds
Age: Approximately 30 to 40 
Clothing: Dark sunglasses, dark hat, and a dark hooded sweatshirt that appeared dirty

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800 (option 2) or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. You may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.