December 24, 2014

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

On Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at approximately 4:15 p.m., a lone male robbed the U.S. Bank branch located at 4136 Oceanside Boulevard in Oceanside, California.

The lone male entered the U.S. Bank branch located at 4136 Oceanside Boulevard in Oceanside, California, and threatened the use of a bomb. The suspect approached the victim teller and demanded money from the cash drawers. No injuries were reported.

After receiving a sum of money, the robber fled southbound across Oceanside Boulevard toward a rail station. The subject rode a BMX style bicycle that was low to the ground and a metal gray color.

The robber’s face was covered with a black ski mask. He also covered his head with a baseball cap and the hood from his hoodie, pulled up over the cap. He wore gloves over both hands.

For more information on bank robberies, visit https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Age: Unknown
  • Height: Approximately 6’0” to 6’2”
  • Weight: Approximately 190 pounds
  • Build: Slender
  • Hair: Unknown
  • Clothing: Dark pants, grey hoodie over baseball cap, black ski mask, gloves

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. This bank robber should be considered armed and dangerous.