Santa Cruz Police Searching For Woman Suspected In Bank Robbery

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Surveillance photo of suspect in Santa Cruz bank robbery. (CBS)

Surveillance photo of suspect in Santa Cruz bank robbery. (CBS)

SANTA CRUZ (CBS SF) — Santa Cruz police were searching for a woman who robbed a Bank of the West Saturday morning.

The woman approached a teller at the Pacific Avenue bank around 11:45 a.m. and demanded money, Deputy Chief Steve Clark said.

The woman did not display a weapon. She took the money and fled the bank on foot via the west entrance, Clark said.

She was described as a white female in her late 40s, 5 foot 3 to 5 feet 4 inches tall with a thin build. She had blond hair and was wearing a beige hat, a beige sweater, sunglasses and a blue button front blouse. She was carrying a woven wicker handbag.

Anyone with information on this suspect should call police at (831) 420-5820.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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