March 3, 2017

SCPD Investigates Armed Bank Robbery

On Friday, March 3, 2017, at approximately 1:05 p.m., Santa Cruz Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the US Bank on Morrissey Boulevard.
A masked suspect ran into the bank, jumped over the counter and pointed a handgun at the employees. The suspect demanded cash and threatened the bank employees to open the cash drawers. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money out of the drawers and put it into a black cloth bag. He jumped back over the counter and fled. Nobody inside the bank was injured.
Suspect described as a male, late 20's, 5'08" to 5'10", medium build, wearing a black hoodie with the hood up, a brown beanie with a black stripe, black sunglasses, blue or black pants, dirty white shoes, wearing gloves. No tattoos or scars seen.
Case# 17S- 01620 - Anyone with information regarding this suspect is encouraged to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department at (831) 420-5820, Anonymous Tip Line (831) 420-5995 or send us a tip online