FBI San Diego
Special Agent Davene Butler
(858) 320-1800
January 21, 2015

FBI and San Diego Police Department Seek the Public’s Assistance to Identify Regents Bank Robber

The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the Regents Bank located at 875 Prospect Street in La Jolla, California, on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.

On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at approximately 4:00 p.m., an unknown male entered the Regents Bank located at 875 Prospect Street in La Jolla, California, and robbed three on duty tellers. At the time of the robbery, the robber entered the bank and demanded money from three tellers. The robber demanded specific denominations and said he needed the money for a personal emergency. After receiving a sum of money the robber exited the bank. The robber was last seen fleeing through the parking garage across the street and into the north alley of 800 Prospect Street. No weapon was observed and no injuries reported.

Witnesses described the robber as follows:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Height: Approximately 6’1” to 6’2” tall
  • Build: Skinny
  • Hair: Gray and white mustache and beard
  • Age: Late 30s to early 40s
  • Clothing: Dark zip-up hooded jacket, ski-type mask, faded jeans, and brown boots

Bank robbery surveillance photographs from the Regents Bank, 875 Prospect Street, La Jolla, California, on Wednesday, January 14, 2015:

Law enforcement sketch of the bank robber based on information provided by witnesses:

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800, San Diego Police Department Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299, or Crime Stoppers at (888) 540-8477.