State Street Bank of America Robbed

Police Looking for Suspect

A man wearing a hat and white T-shirt and carrying a brown briefcase walked into the Bank of America at 3790 State Street around 4:40 p.m. Wednesday and, after waiting in line, demanded money from a teller. He took an undisclosed amount of money, according to police, and was last seen going out the back doors to the rear parking lot on foot.

The State Street bank robber

The white male-described as in his 50s, about 5’ 6” with light facial hair, a light colored ball cap and sunglasses-claimed to have a gun, although there were no weapons seen, according to police Lt. Paul McCaffrey.

Anyone with information should call (805) 897-2355.

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