FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: ESCONDIDO POLICE @ 760.839.4722
PREPARED BY LT. MIKE LOARIE INVESTIGATIONS AND PIO
On December 26, 2012, just before 10 AM, a man robbed the US Bank located in a grocery store @ 1509 E. Valley Pkwy. EPD was on-scene within a minute of getting the call.
The robber appeared to be alone and had a gun. He took money from the teller and left. He was not there when the first officer arrived.
The robber might be driving a white Ford Ranger pickup truck. That information is still being checked out.
The robber is described as:
- Unknown age, but described as “older”
- Clean shaven
- 6 feet tall and between 140 and 150 lbs
- Wearing a tan fedora hat, brown jacket, and carrying a brown bag
EPD is working with the FBI on this case and no further information will be released at this time.
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