Search Underway for Point Loma Bank Robbery Suspect

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The suspect in the Chase bank robbery in Point Loma. Photo courtesy of the FBI

A man robbed a Chase bank branch in Point Loma on Tuesday, and police and the FBI disseminated his photo and asked for help in identifying him.

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The bandit entered the bank at Rosecrans and Macaulay streets around 10:45 a.m., passed a note to the teller demanding cash and threatened use of a weapon. He fled on foot after receiving an unspecified amount of cash, according to the FBI.

He was described as being an Hispanic man in his mid-20s, 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5, with a medium build. He has sparse facial hair and was wearing a sweatshirt, pants and sneakers, all of which were dark colored.

Investigators were able to locate the man in surveillance footage from a nearby retail store, where he was not covering his face.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect was asked to contact the San Diego FBI office at (858) 320-1800 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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