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Security footage of the man who robbed the Calle Real Rabobank on February 27.

Security footage of the man who robbed the Calle Real Rabobank on February 27.


Sheriff Seeks Goleta Bank Robber

Unarmed Man Took Money from Rabobank on Friday


The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in apprehending a man who robbed the Rabobank on Calle Real in Goleta. According to a report from sheriff’s spokesperson Drew Sugars, an apparently unarmed man entered the bank around 4 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money. Witness accounts describe the man as being white, with a “surfer tan,” six feet tall, and wearing sunglasses, a beanie, a gray long-sleeve shirt, and gloves.

Security footage of the man who robbed the Calle Real Rabobank on February 27.

Those with any information are urged to call the Sheriff’s Department as (805) 681-4168.

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