First National Bank robbed at gunpoint

March 6, 2010 1:16:13 PM PST
An armed man robbed a bank in Redwood City Friday afternoon, police said.

Officers responded to First National Bank at 700 El Camino Real on a reported armed robbery at around 12:45 p.m., according to Redwood City Police.

A bald white man in his 50s had approached a teller in the bank and handed over a note demanding money. At the same time he opened his jacket to reveal a handgun in a brown shoulder holster.

The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and he fled the bank on foot. No suspect vehicle was seen.

The suspect was around 5 feet 9 inches tall and was wearing a beige jacket and dark pants.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to contact Redwood City police at (650) 780-7100.


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