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Two suspects sought in four area bank robberies

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department seeks two suspects in connection with four area bank robberies.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department seeks two suspects in connection with four area bank robberies.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted in four area bank robberies.

The first suspect is described as either a Latino or white male who is between 6 feet and 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs roughly 140 pounds. He is tall with a thin build. He has been seen wearing a purple button-down cardigan, a reddish wig or fedora-style hat, and sunglasses with blue, yellow, or orange tinted lenses.

The second suspect is described as either a Latino or white male who is between 5 feet 4 inches and 5 feet 6 inches tall. He appears to weigh between 200-250 pounds. He has a full beard and was seen wearing sunglasses, a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and a backpack.

Here are details about the robberies, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release:

▪ On April 25, the first suspect entered a bank in the 1600 block of Arden Way. He approached the counter and demanded money. After taking the money, the suspect fled on foot.

▪ On April 29, the same suspect approached a teller at a bank in the 3300 block of Arden Way. He demanded money and fled on foot.

▪ On Saturday, first suspect approached teller at a bank in the 4000 block of Manzanita Avenue and demanded money. The second suspect was seen entering the bank and leaving the scene with the first suspect. They were seeing fleeing eastbound on Fair Oaks Boulevard from Manzanita in a silver Dodge Magnum.

▪ On Wednesday, the first suspect entered a bank in the 2500 block of Fair Oaks Boulevard and demanded money. He fled on foot.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the suspects to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 916-874-5115 or Crime Alert at 916-443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting 274637 and entering the keyword “SSD,” or by calling 916-874-8477.

Thomas Oide: 916-321-1009, @thomasoide

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