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Suspect robs bank in San Luis Obispo wearing ‘old man’ mask 

man robs bank with old man mask

The suspect was described as a male, wearing all dark clothing, gloves, and an “old man” mask with sunglasses.

–On Friday at about 4:56 p.m. The San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the US Bank located at 3991 S. Higuera.

The caller told dispatch a male suspect entered the bank and demanded money from the bank teller. The suspect put the money in a dark colored satchel with white stitching and zipper. The suspect was last seen exiting the bank and went in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as a male, wearing all dark clothing, gloves, and an “old man” mask with sunglasses. The suspect did not display a weapon and did not threaten to have one.

Officers responded to the area, but the suspect fled prior to their arrival. A search was conducted of the surrounding shopping center and adjacent neighborhood, but the suspect was not located.

During the investigation, officers reviewed the banks surveillance camera and located the images of the suspect shown below. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the incident.

If you have any information about this or similar crimes, please call the San Luis Obispo Police Department at (805) 781-7312 or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP.
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