FBI San Diego
Special Agent Davene Butler
(858) 320-1800
August 1, 2014

FBI and San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Man Who Robbed a California Bank and Trust Branch

The FBI and San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male who robbed the California Bank and Trust branch located at 140 Civic Center Drive, Vista, California, on Friday, August 1, 2014.

On Friday, August 1, 2014, at approximately 2:20 p.m. a lone white male robbed the California Bank and Trust branch located at 140 Civic Center Drive, Vista, California. The suspect, who wore a blond wig, approached the teller and pulled out a silver handgun from his backpack. He then told the teller, “I know all the $100s are in the bottom drawer. Give me all your money.” After receiving a sum of money, the subject fled in an unknown direction. No injuries were reported during the robbery. This suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

Sex: Male
Race: White
Height: Approximately 6’0” tall
Weight: Approximately 185 - 190 pounds
Age: Between 20 - 25 years old
Hair: Blond wig
Clothing: Dark shirt, jeans, black baseball hat with white triangle

For more information on this bank robbery or other bank robberies, visit https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov/.

Bank surveillance photographs from the California Bank and Trust, 140 Civic Center Drive, California, on Friday, August 1, 2014.

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 suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.