Crime Beat

Police in ongoing search for bank robbery suspects

From top: Bank robbery suspect and his Marina District accomplice (photos courtesy SFPD)

San Francisco Police robbery inspectors are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted in connection with a series of local bank robberies, including one in the Marina District.

On April 30, 2012 at approximately 11:30 a.m., a bank on the 300 block of Clay Street was robbed. The suspect in that robbery is a white male, be-tween 40–50 years of age, approximately 5 foot 10 inches in height, and weighing
160–170 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a large brimmed sun hat and a black hooded sweatshirt. He is believed to be responsible for several San Francisco bank robberies as well as a bank robbery at the Bon Air Shopping Center in Greenbrae (Marin County) on May 14, 2012 at approximately 5:50 p.m. The suspect typically presents a demand note; however, in one incident he brandished a handgun.

A second man assisted this suspect in a robbery that occurred May 12, 2012 at 3:15 p.m. at the Wells Fargo branch on Chestnut Street near Fillmore. This second suspect is described as a white male, 45–50 years of age, 5 foot 5 inches in height, and weighing approximately 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing a hood-ed sweatshirt and dark colored jacket. He is missing three fingers from his right hand and two fingers from his left hand.

Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD’s Anonymous Tip Line (415-575-4444) or Text A Tip at TIP411 (include “SFPD” in the subject line).

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