Indio police searching for armed bank robbery suspect

(Google Maps)

Indio police are looking for a man they say showed a gun and then robbed the California Bank & Trust on Highway 111 Friday afternoon.

According to a news release (Via the Desert Sun), the man was described as 6’1″, white, thin build, in his 40s, bald with a mustache and dry, wrinkly skin. The man walked into the bank a little after 6 pm with a zippered portfolio folder.

The man appeared to be disheveled and spoke softly in English. He opened the portfolio, showing the tellers a gun inside, then demanded money.

He then fled from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was last seen running through a dirt lot that sits between the bank and the Jackalope Ranch Restaurant.

Anyone with info should call Indio police at (760) 391-4057. To report information anonymously, call CrimeStoppers at (760) 341-STOP (7867).


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