Mid-City bank robbed, suspect sought

SAN DIEGO - Authorities are looking for a well-dressed man who robbed a U.S. Bank branch in a busy shopping center in Mid-City Wednesday morning.

The robbery occurred sometime before 11:30 a.m. inside a Vons grocery store at 6155 El Cajon Blvd.

According to San Diego police on the scene, the suspect approached a teller with a demand note, claiming he had a gun and bomb, although no weapon was seen. After receiving the cash, he then fled on foot.

The man was described as white, pale-skinned, 5-foot-10, with long red hair pulled back in a ponytail and wearing an oversized gray suit.

Anyone with information on the incident should call San Diego police.

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