Man Dressed in Blackface Sought After Attempting to Rob Bank in Corona

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A robber dressed in brown makeup is shown in an image from security footage on August 18, 2017 in Corona. (Credit: FBI- Los Angeles Twitter)

Authorities are searching for man who attempted to rob a Wells Fargo bank in Corona while dressed in blackface on Friday.

The man entered a bank in the 11700 block of De Palma Road around 2 p.m. and passed a note to the teller, according to the FBI Los Angeles division. He then threatened the employee with a gun, FBI officials said.

The robber is described as a 5-foot, 8-inch man who weighs between 180 and 190 pounds.

He was last seen on security footage wearing brown makeup on his face and hands, a dark blue hat and a dark colored shirt.

There are no known links to other robberies in the area, authorities added.