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Man sought in Carlsbad bank robbery

Posted at 8:44 AM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 11:44:05-04

CARLSBAD, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police and the FBI are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of robbing a bank in Carlsbad.

Carlsbad police said the robbery happened on Oct. 1, at 3:45 p.m., in the 6900 block of El Camino Real.

According to police, a white man believed to be in his mid-20s entered the bank and demanded cash. The man referred to a gun during the robbery, but a firearm was not seen, police said.

After getting an undisclosed amount of money, the man exited the branch and was last seen running toward Dove Lane.

Police noted that “no vehicle has been associated with the suspect.”

No injuries were reported during the incident.

The suspected robber is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds and has a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to contact the Carlsbad Police Department 760-931-2110.