Written by AARON CASTREJON
SAN DIMAS - A man dressed in all dark clothing, a hat and a mask fled with an undisclosed amount of money after issuing a demand note to a teller at a bank Friday afternoon.
Deputies were called to chase bank, 1001 W. Arrow Hwy., around 3:45 p.m. Friday, August 13.
“He walks up to the teller and demands that the bank teller to place money in a bag. The bank teller follows the instructions, the suspect retrieves the bag and walks out,” according to Lt. Kim of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s San Dimas Station.
The suspect walked out after retrieving the money.
Kim did not know how much money the robber fled with.
The suspect was only described as a male Hispanic.
At the time of the interview with Lt. Kim Friday evening, he said detectives at the San Dimas Station were still handling the robbery and were in the process of making notifications to the FBI.
According to a Sheriff’s crime broadcast, the suspect possibly ran from the bank towards the Smart & Final. The suspect possibly stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall. Initially, a dollar amount the suspect got away with was broadcast, but it is not clear if detectives have verified the actual amount taken.
Anyone with information on this robbery is urged to call San Dimas Sheriff’s Station Detective Sgt. Henry Saenz at 909-450-2700.