Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Police Search For Suspect In Paso Robles Bank Robbery

Bank-Robber-BandanaOn Tuesday, June 18, at approximately 9:20AM the Paso Robles Police Department received multiple 911 calls regarding an armed robbery in progress at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 546 Spring Street.

The reporting parties stated an armed suspect entered the bank armed with a semi-automatic handgun.  The suspect committed the robbery and fled the scene prior to the arrival of PRPD officers.

The suspect was described as a white male adult, 6-2” to 6-3” weighing approximately 220 pounds.  The suspect was wearing dark blue bandanas covering his head and face, dark sunglasses, gloves, and a light blue long sleeved flannel shirt with another flannel shirt underneath.

The suspect fled the area in an older model Ford Explorer, maroon or burgundy in color, with a slight lift and oversize off-road style tires.  The vehicle also had a factory luggage rack on the roof and a tinted rear window.  A partial license plate was obtained: 4JXS or 4JX5. This vehicle was last seen headed eastbound on 6th Street away from the scene.

There were no injuries during this incident and the loss is still being determined.