ELK GROVE — Police are asking for the community’s help in identifying a suspect involved in Tuesday’s robbery of a U.S. Bank branch on Laguna Boulevard.
At approximately 1:08 p.m., the male suspect approached a teller and presented a note demanding money. The suspect handed the teller a white plastic bag and told her to place the money inside the bag. The teller complied and placed an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency inside the plastic bag. The unidentified suspect took the bag from the teller then exited the location on foot. According to witnesses, the suspect was last seen riding away from the bank on a metallic green “cruiser”-style bicycle.
The suspect is described as an African American male of roughly 30 years of age, 5’6” in height and roughly 140 pounds. The suspect has a short full beard and was wearing a tan baseball cap, black hooded zippered sweat jacket, white shirt and light blue jeans.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers to Crime Alert can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Tips can also be sent via SMS text message by entering CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone, followed by Tip732 (agency identification number) and the message.