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Help sought identifying Granite Bay bank robbery photo

Surveillance photo of suspect sought in Granite Bay bank robbery
Surveillance photo of suspect sought in Granite Bay bank robbery Surveillance photo provided by Placer County Sheriff’s Office

Placer County sheriff’s officials are asking the public for help in identifying a man who they say may have committed an armed robbery at a Granite Bay bank Thursday.

The robbery occurred about 6:07 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Bank, 8475 Auburn Folsom Road.

The man, shown in a surveillance photo, was described as in his 40s or 50s, and about 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a brown fishing hat and an orange Home Depot apron with brown clothing, possibly flannel, underneath the apron. He was armed with a handgun, the Sheriff’s Office said, and was last seen heading north from the bank on foot.

Anyone with information regarding the crime is asked to call the Placer County Sheriff’s Office at 530-886-5375 or Investigations at 530-889-7830. Those who wish to remain anonymous and to be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 can call Placer County Crime Stoppers at 800-923-8191, or submit a tip via www.placercrimestoppers.com.

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