Man Sought in Robbery at West Covina ‘Bank of the West’

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Surveillance pictures of a man sought in a robbery at a “Bank of the West” branch in West Covina on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. (Credit: West Covina Police)

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Police in West Covina were hoping someone might recognize a man sought in a robbery at a “Bank of the West” branch on Tuesday.

At about 3:34 p.m. the robber entered the bank in the 400 block of South Glendora Avenue, according to a news release from the West Covina Police Department.

He handed the teller a note and after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash the man fled the bank, the release stated.

The robber did not use a weapon and no one was injured, police said.

He was described as a Hispanic man with black hair in his 20s, standing 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighing 140 pounds with a thin build.

He was clean shaven and was wearing a dark baseball cap with an unknown red logo, dark sunglasses, a blue and green Pendleton shirt over an orange T-shirt and blue jeans, the release stated.

The robber appeared to have a possible tattoo on the left front side of his neck.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the West Covina Police Department at 626-939-8557. Callers could also leave information anonymously by calling 626-939-8688.

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