Police searching for bank robbery suspect

Posted at 6:24 PM, Sep 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-19 21:24:05-04

San Diego police were investigating a robbery Saturday at a Wells Fargo Bank inside a grocery store in which the suspect made threats to the teller, authorities said.

It happened at 12:26 p.m. at the bank inside the Vons store at 3550 Murphy Canyon Rd., San Diego police Sgt. Ray Battrick said.

The suspect -- described as a male Hispanic 30 to 40 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 200 pounds "spoke to the teller and made threats," Battrick said. The suspect got an undisclosed amount of money and left the store in an unknown direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was wearing a multi-colored fisherman-type hat, sunglasses, a tan shirt with a long sleeve black shirt underneath and khaki pants.

Anyone with information about the suspect was asked to call police at (619) 531-2000.