Sacto 9-1-1
March 25, 2013
Help sought identifying suspect in bank robbery attempt

Sacramento County sheriff's detectives seek help identifying a man wanted in connection with an attempted bank robbery earlier this month.

On March 1, the suspect entered the Chase Bank in the 3600 block of Fair Oaks Boulevard and gave the teller a note demanding cash, but he fled on a bicycle before obtaining any money, according to a Sheriff's Department news release.

On March 13, the same man entered the Bank of the West in the 2500 block of Fair Oaks Boulevard. Sheriff's officials said he loitered inside the bank for a few moments before being directed outside by employees.

The man is described as white, approximately 40 years old, 5 feet, 10 inches to 5 feet, 11 inches tall, and weighing 130 to 140 pounds. He has a tattoo on the right side of his neck, and has worn a grey beanie with "LB" on it, a black sweatshirt and black pants.

The suspect is shown in surveillance video taken during the March 13 incident. It can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbJBUR68VKU .

Anyone who knows the man's identity is asked to call the sheriff's robbery bureau at (916) 874-5051. Tip information also may be provided anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting a message to 274637 and entering the keyword "SSD", or b calling (916) 875-8477.

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