Bank Robbery Suspect Wanted by San Jose Police

SAN JOSE – The San Jose Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a wanted armed robbery suspect.

The suspect is wanted for a bank robbery that occurred in Dec. of 2017 at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1705 N. First St. in San Jose.

According to Sergeant Enrique Garcia, “The suspect entered the bank with the bottom portion of his face covered and armed with a handgun.”

The robbery suspect demanding money from the teller, reached towards them as they handed them a large amount of bills while brandishing a semi-automatic pistol.

The robbery suspect then placed the large sum of cash into a red Xfinity lunch bag and fled the scene without further incident.

Video surveillance of the suspect was captured as he entered and exited the bank.

San Jose Police are describing the suspect as a black male, between the age of 25 and/or 40 years-old. The suspect is thought to be between 5’ 10” and 6’ tall. The suspect is of a medium build, last known to be wearing a light grey hooded sweatshirt, with a torn left elbow, and  Warriors baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Katie Reyes of the San Jose Police Department’s Robbery Unit at 408-277-4166.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867). Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

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