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Suspect sought in Elk Grove bank robbery

A surveillance photo shows a man sought in the robbery of a US Bank branch in Elk Grove.
A surveillance photo shows a man sought in the robbery of a US Bank branch in Elk Grove. Photo provided by Elk Grove Police Department

Elk Grove police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a U.S. Bank branch Monday afternoon.

Police spokesman Officer Christopher Trim said the robbery occurred shortly after 3 p.m. at the bank branch at 9230 Elk Grove Florin Road.

A man approached a teller and demanded money, Trim said. The robber left with an undisclosed amount of money and was seen walking south.

Trim said no weapon was seen during the robbery, and no one was injured.

Police released a surveillance photo of the man, who was described as African American, about 6-foot-1 and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing a dark-colored hood, sunglasses, a white mask and a full-length orange jumpsuit with yellow safety stripes.

Anyone who recognizes the man can call the Elk Grove Police Detective Bureau at 916-478-8060 or Crime Alert at 916-443-4357.

Those contacting Crime Alert may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Tips also can be sent via SMS text message by entering 274637 on a cellphone and Tip732 and then texting the message.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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