City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20130412-052
Friday, April 12, 2013

Please Help Identify

Sacramento, California – The Sacramento Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying a suspected bank robber. 

On Friday, April 5, 2013, at 1:00 p.m., police and the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Sacramento Field Office, responded to the 3200 block of Arena Boulevard regarding a robbery at the Tri Counties Bank located inside of Bel Air Market. The male adult suspect approached the teller and handed her a note demanding money.  The suspect received the money and left the store.  Sacramento Police Neighborhood Crimes detectives, in conjunction with the FBI, are currently conducting the investigation.

The same suspect was captured on video surveillance (pictured below) in the area at the Golden One Credit Union just prior to the robbery.  The suspect left after waiting in line for a short time.

The suspect is described as a male black adult in his twenties, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, short black hair, with a thin black moustache and beard.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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