Suspect Sought In San Mateo Bank Robbery

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San Mateo bank robbery suspect

Surveillance images of a suspect in the robbery of a California Bank & Trust branch on El Camino Real in San Mateo Wednesday. (San Mateo Police Dept.)

SAN MATEO (BCN) – Police were asking for the public’s help identifying and locating a man who reportedly robbed a bank in San Mateo on Wednesday.

The man robbed the California Bank and Trust at 1690 S. El Camino Real at about 3 p.m., San Mateo police said.

Police responded to an alarm at the bank and were told upon their arrival that a robbery had in fact just occurred.

The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

No weapon was seen, and no injuries were reported.

Police secured the area and conducted an extensive search, but they were unable to locate the suspect.

He is described as a white man in his 30s or 40s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build.

He was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap with a “UCLA” logo, an olive-drab jacket, and a white T-shirt with a distinctive black logo.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the investigations unit at (650) 522-7650 or the anonymous witness line at (650) 522-7676.

Anonymous texts can be sent to (650) 262-3473, and anonymous emails can be sent to sanmateo@tipnow.org.

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