Man Sought In Portola Valley Bank Robbery

PORTOLA VALLEY (CBS SF) – The FBI and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Portola Valley Monday morning.

A suspect entered a Chase Bank at the 3100 block of Alpine Road at around 9:15 a.m., FBI officials said.

The man approached a bank teller, told the teller he was armed, and demanded money. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash, officials said.

The suspect was described as a white man between 40 to 45 years old, around 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, and about 140 to 150 pounds, according to officials.

He has brown hair, a mustache, and was wearing a yellow jacket and a white baseball cap.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity or location is urged to call 911, the FBI at (415) 553-7400, the San Mateo Sheriff’s Office at (650) 363-4051 or their anonymous tip line at (800) 547-2700.

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