Mesa Police Seed Assistance Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

December 22, 2008

The Mesa Police Department is requesting assistance to identify a robbery suspect responsible for a robbery committed at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1116 S. Crismon Road.

On December 22, 2008 at approximately 5:00 p.m., the suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank. The suspect walked up to the teller window and handed the bank teller a hand-written note. The note instructed the bank teller to give the suspect all of her money. The bank teller complied and placed an undisclosed amount of money in a black bag provided by the suspect. The suspect took the bag and note from the teller and left the bank through the east door. The suspect was last seen walking from the bank and it is unknown if the suspect was in a a vehicle.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-40's to 50's, between 5'6" and 5'9" tall, average build, with a thick dark moustache. He was last seen wearing a straw sombrero hat, dark ski type jacket, blue jeans and work boots.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. Surveillance photos of the suspect are below.


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