Investigators Seek Public Assistance Identifying Local Bank Robber

May 28, 2008

photo of suspected bank robberMesa Police investigators are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect accused of robbing a central Mesa Bank of America at 1158 East Main Street on May 7, 2008.

On the date in question at approximately 3:20 p.m., the suspect entered the bank and approached a bank teller at the service counter. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding cash. The bank teller complied with the demand and the suspect exited the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect in this case is wanted for an attempted bank robbery in Phoenix and a bank robbery in Tempe. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Silent Witness at 480-948-6377. (Click photo for larger version.)

Suspect description:

  • Black male
  • Mid to upper twenties
  • Black hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Short to medium length hair, possibly in braids
  • 5' 8" to 6' 0" tall
  • 170 to 200 pounds



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