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Man sought in Antelope bank, pharmacy robberies

Surveillance photo of Antelope-area robbery suspect
Surveillance photo of Antelope-area robbery suspect Surveillance photo provided by Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department

Sacramento County sheriff’s officials have released surveillance photos of a man sought in robberies of a bank and a pharmacy in the Antelope area.

Detectives believe the same man robbed the same Umqua Bank on Walerga Road twice in March and that he also robbed a Walgreen’s on Walerga Road in early April, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. The man reportedly was armed with a handgun in all three robberies.

He is described as black, 25 to 35 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 165 to 175 pounds, with a shaved head.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding the man or the robberies to call the Sheriff’s Department at 916-874-5115 or Crime Alert at 916-443-4357. Tip information also may be left anonymously via the Sheriff’s Department’s website, www.sacsheriff.com, by texting 274637 and entering the keyword “SSD,” or by calling 916-874-8477.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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