FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lt. Neal Griffin, Ph: 760-839-4444
At approximately 9:45AM, 11-05-13, an individual entered the U.S. Bank located at 125 North Broadway in Escondido, approached a teller and presented her with a robbery note. The note indicated the suspect was armed with a gun. The teller turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect exited the bank. The suspect was last seen walking northbound on Broadway.
The suspect is a black male adult with a light complexion, approximately fifty years of age. He is described as about 6’00” tall, weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a dark t-shirt and dark trousers and a large blue visor on his head. The suspect claimed to have a gun but no gun was seen. A thorough search of the area by patrol officers and the Sheriff’s ASTREA unit were made; however, the suspect was not located.
The FBI responded to the scene and is assisting EPD with the investigation.
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