FBI and El Cajon Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify California Coast Credit Union Robber
|FBI San Diego July 09, 2013|
The FBI and El Cajon Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male responsible for robbing the California Coast Credit Union located at 898 Jackman Street in El Cajon, California, on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at approximately 5:00 p.m., an unknown male robbed the California Coast Credit Union located at 898 Jackman Street, El Cajon, California. According to witnesses, the robber entered the bank and immediately jumped on top of the teller counter and started shouting at bank employees to give him money. The robber pointed what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol at bank employees and repeatedly threatened them with the weapon. The tellers, fearing for their safety and the safety of others, complied with the robber’s demands and provided him with money. The robber placed the money into a bag he was carrying and then jumped down from the counter and exited the bank. The robber discharged the weapon during the robbery, but no one was injured.
The robber was last seen as the passenger in a vehicle described as a dark green Ford Explorer or Expedition SUV driven by an unknown person.
Witnesses describe the robber as follows:
- Sex: Male
- Race: Hispanic
- Age: Early to mid-30s
- Height: Approximately 5’7” to 5’11” tall
- Weight: Approximately 180 to 200 lbs.
- Build: Average
- Hair: Dark
- Clothing: Dark knit cap, dark sunglasses, gray flannel shirt, and dark pants
- Tattoos: Dark tattoos on right cheek
- Weapon: Semi-automatic style pistol
Bank surveillance photograph from the California Coast Credit Union, 898 Jackman Street, El Cajon, California, Tuesday, July 09, 2013:
Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 320-1800, the El Cajon Police Department at telephone number (619) 579-3311, or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. This robber should be considered armed and dangerous.