Police Search For Would-Be Elk Grove Bank Robber

The Elk Grove Police Department is turning to the public in tracking down a man they said attempted to rob the Bank of America at 8842 Calvine Road on Wednesday morning. 

According to police, at approximately 9:23 a.m. the suspect entered bank and approached a teller.  They said he handed a note demanding money to a teller. When the teller did not respond, the suspect walked out of the bank without any money and ran away.

Photo courtesy Elk Grove Police Department

The suspect was described as an African-American male, 20's, five-feet-five-inches tall with a medium build, and weight about 150 pounds. At the time of the attempted robbery surveillance video shows he was wearing a black beanie, black sunglasses, a dark colored sweat jacket with a logo, an orange button up shirt, and gray pants.  The suspect also had a wired earbuds in each ear.

Photo courtesy Elk Grove Police Department

Detectives are asking anyone with information that might lead to capture of the would-be robber to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060 or Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357).  Callers to Crime Stoppers 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.


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