San Diego

Police Search for Park West Bank Robbery Suspect

San Diego Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank near downtown San Diego on Wednesday.

At approximately 2:52 p.m., a man described to be in his 50’s robbed a Chase Bank on Fifth Avenue and Maple Street, just west of Balboa Park, according to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD).

The suspect entered the bank and handed the bank teller a hand written note demanding money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and is believed to have fled the area on a bicycle, according to police.

The suspect is described as a man approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a black shirt, dark shorts, eyeglasses and a dark baseball hat.

SDPD robbery detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call SDPD or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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