FBI Seeking Clues to Wells Fargo Bank Robbery in Claremont Mesa

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Surveillance camera image of Wells Fargo bank robbery suspect. Image via San Diego Crime Stoppers

Authorities are seeking the public’s help Wednesday to find the man who robbed a Wells Fargo branch in Claremont Mesa and fled with an unknown amount of cash.

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The suspect entered the bank in the 5500 block of Balboa Avenue about 5 p.m. Tuesday, approached a teller and presented a note demanding money, according to FBI Special Agent Davene Butler.

The robber was given cash and fled the bank on foot, Butler said.

The thief is described as a white man in his 60s, 6 feet tall with gray hair. He was wearing a long sleeved shirt, jeans, white visor and sunglasses, Butler said.

A weapon was not seen during the robbery, Butler said.

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

–City News Service

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