Escondido bank robber escapes

ESCONDIDO - Federal and local authorities are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Escondido Thursday afternoon.

The FBI reports that the robbery occurred at about 3:30 p.m. at a U.S. Bank inside an Albertsons at 1509 East Valley Pkwy.

The suspect approached a teller with a demand note. After getting cash, he fled the grocery store in an unknown direction. He did not show a gun.

The man was described as white, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-10 and late 40s to early 50s. He was wearing sunglasses, a t-shirt, jeans, sunglasses and a floppy hat. No surveillance photos were released.

Anyone with information on the robbery should call the FBI at 858-320-1800, Crime Stoppers at 888-540-8477 or Escondido police at 760-743-8477.

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