FBI Requests Public Assistance to Identify La Mesa Bank Robber

A man wearing an apron and a straw hat held up a San Diego-area bank. Now, federal agents are asking for help from the public to find the person responsible.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the San Diego Violent Crimes Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery in La Mesa.

A man robbed the Cal Coast Credit Union on La Mesa Boulevard Tuesday just before noon, agents said.

The man gave the teller a handwritten note demanding money. After he got some cash, he walked out of the bank.

Agents described the suspect as in his 30s, standing approximately 6-feet tall, with a medium build. The robber wore a large straw hat and a chef’s apron over a dark colored t-shirt.

If you have information you can contact the San Diego FBI at 858-320-1800 or San Diego Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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