September 17, 2014

FBI and San Diego Sheriff’s Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Wells Fargo Bank Robber

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, an unknown black female robbed the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 245 Santa Helena in Solano Beach, California.

The unknown female entered the bank and approached the victim teller. The suspect presented a demand note stating she had a gun. The note demanded the teller to place all the 20s, 50s, and 100s in envelopes. The suspect’s note also stated that the robber knew about the training rules provided to the tellers. The robber remained calm, even smirking, during the robbery. After receiving money the robber left in an unknown direction. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured during the robbery.

The robber wore an orange dress or skirt with a black cardigan sweater, a large black sun hat, and sunglasses.

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Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

  • Gender: Female
  • Race: Black
  • Age: Late 20s to early 30s
  • Height: Approximately 5’6” to 5’7”
  • Weight: Approximately 200 to 250 pounds
  • Build: Heavy
  • Hair: Black, shoulder-length
  • Clothing: Orange dress or skirt with a black cardigan sweater, a large black sun hat, and sunglasses

Bank surveillance photographs from the Wells Fargo, located at 245 Santa Helena, Solano Beach, California, on Wednesday, September 17, 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 bank robber should be considered armed and dangerous.