SoCal: FBI & San Diego PD Seek Tips to Find Bank Robbery Suspect


The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery in San Diego, California.

On May 15, 2019, at approximately 3:14 p.m., a lone male entered the Citibank, located at 5998 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, California. The robber entered the bank, approached one teller, and made a verbal demand for cash. After receiving a sum of cash, the robber fled on foot.

The robber, described below, made attempts to disguise his identity by wearing baggy clothing including a large, black, hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants. Surveillance cameras inside the bank captured photographs of the individual wanted for this robbery. In the surveillance photographs, the robber can be seen wearing the hood of the sweatshirt to cover his head, a bandana to cover the lower portion of his face, and sunglasses to hide his eyes. In addition, the robber wore gloves to conceal his hands.

Witnesses have described the robber as follows:

Sex: Male

Race: Hispanic

Age: Late 20s-Early 30s

Build/Weight: Large

Height: Approximately 5’6”

Clothing: Black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, American flag bandana, sunglasses, gloves, tennis shoes

Weapon: None seen or threatened during the robbery

Anyone with information regarding this robber, please contact:

San Diego FBI at 858-320-1800; https://tips.fbi.gov/

San Diego Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477; www.sdcrimestoppers.org.

Press Release Provided By the FBI

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