Police, FBI Searching For Robber Who Hit Seal Beach Bank

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Police and federal authorities on Saturday asked for help in identifying a man who they said robbed a bank in Seal Beach and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.


Authorities released surveillance images of a man who they said robbed a bank in Seal Beach on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (Photos via Seal Beach Police Department)

The robbery, at the Chase Bank located at 13900 Seal Beach Boulevard (map), was reported about 9:30 a.m. by a 911 caller, police said in a news release.

Surveillance video shows a man entering the branch and giving a note, which demanded money, to a teller, according to the release.

The man is described as black, 40 to 50 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 140 pounds, partially balding, with a graying beard and mustache. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black beanie and blue jeans at the time of the incident.

He was last seen leaving the area on foot in an unknown direction, authorities said.

A joint investigation by the FBI and Seal Beach Police Department was underway.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Gary Krogman at 562-799-4100, extension 1108, or Sgt. Joe Miller at extension 1112.