Police Search for Young Female Bank Robber

Police Search for Young Female Bank Robber

SACRAMENTO—A young woman is being sought by the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department for a series of bank robberies that began on the first day of this month.

Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the bank robber, who has been described as a black female adult in her late teens to early 20s, approximately 5′ to 5’5″ in height, with a medium build. She has shoulder-length hair and was wearing dark-rimmed glasses.

She is suspected of robbing a Citibank branch on July 1 at 4005 Manzanita Avenue at approximately 2:40 pm; a Bank of the West on July 9 at 4001 Manzanita Avenue at approximately 10:45 am; and three different Chase Bank locations— 9165 Kiefer Blvd. on July 14 at approximately 11:40 am, 3600 El Camino Avenue on July 15 at 1:15 pm, and 3601 Fair Oaks Blvd. on July 15 at approximately 2:00 pm.

In each robbery, the suspect passed a note to the bank teller demanding money, and claiming she was armed with a handgun. No suspect vehicle has been identified yet.

Dominique Polani - image Facebook

Dominique Polani – image Facebook

Sheriff’s Detectives are asking anyone with information on the identity of this robbery suspect to contact the Robbery Bureau at (916) 874-8394 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP.  Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

Update: The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of Dominique Marie Polani, 22, as a suspect in the bank robberies. She was identified thanks to several tips that came in after the surveillance photo was released. She was arrested in the Bakersfield area and was returned to Sacramento for booking on Friday.

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