Pima County Sheriff's Department

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Press Release

In-Store Bank Branch Robbed

Sent on 11/10/2015 3:46:16 PM

On September 11, 2015, deputies with the San Xavier Patrol District responded to a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo branch inside the Safeway store at 2940 W. Valencia Road. Detectives with the Robbery/Assault Unit are handling the investigation. They determined a middle aged Hispanic man with a light complexion had approached the teller and demanded money. While making his demands, he implied a weapon. The bank employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect left the store and was last seen walking eastbound. Witnesses described seeing the suspect prior to the robbery walking around inside the Safeway. Video footage obtained by detectives confirmed this observation. The suspect was described as Hispanic with a light complexion, a mustache and light brown eyes. He was middle aged, approximately 5’ 8” tall and weighed approximately 270 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black San Francisco 49ers hat and a long sleeved, maroon striped shirt. Detectives with the Robbery/Assault Unit are asking for the public’s assistance. Anyone with information on the identity and/or whereabouts of the suspect is urged to call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME.

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