July 17, 2017 (FBI) 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, California.
On July 11, 2017, the Cal Coast Credit Union, located at 8002 La Mesa Boulevard, La Mesa, California was robbed by a lone male. The robber approached the teller and provided a handwritten note demanding money from the bank. The robber was provided a sum of cash and departed the bank on foot.
The robber is described as a black male, in his 30s, standing approximately 6’00” tall with a medium build. The robber wore a large straw hat and a chef’s apron over a dark colored t-shirt.
Witnesses have described the robber as follows:
- Sex: Male
- Race: Black
- Age: 30s
- Height: 6’0” tall
- Build: Medium
- Weight: Approximately 200 to 225 pounds
- Clothing: Dark t-shirt; white apron; large, straw hat, sunglasses, red backpack
- Weapon: None seen or threatened during the robbery