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Fremont police ask public for help finding bank robbery suspect

Fremont police announcement released today:

Date:  Thursday, February 6, 2014

Time Reported:  12:18 p.m.

Incident:  Bank Robbery

Location:  Wells Fargo Bank, 39265 Paseo Padre Parkway (Central Downtown area)

Earlier today, a bank robbery occurred at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 39265 Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont.  Just before 12:20 p.m. an unknown suspect entered the bank and handed a robbery demand letter to one of the employees.  The employee complied with the note and the suspect fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Multiple officers and robbery detectives responded to the area, but the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as a black male adult in his late 20’s to early 30’s, 5’10” – 6’01,” thin build, wearing a black beanie with a white bandana under it, black framed sunglasses with green neon on the sides, a brown jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt and a visible orange color “A” on the chest,  jeans and was carrying a black backpack. Video surveillance of the robbery was obtained and we are making several photos available in an attempt to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Fremont Police Department’s Robbery Unit at 510-790-6900, email Detective Bryce Loughery directly atBloughery@fremont.gov or submit an anonymous tip via Nixle.

Thank you for your assistance.

For more (including photos of the suspect), click here.

Chris DeBenedetti