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Goleta Bank Robbery Suspect

 

Goleta Bank Robbery Suspect

 

Goleta Bank Robbery Suspect

 

 

Forensics Working Goleta Bank Robbery Crime Scene

 

Forensics Working Goleta Bank Robbery Crime Scene

 

Public Assistance Requested to Identify and Locate Goleta Bank Robbery Suspect

 

Goleta - July 7th, 2017

 

At approximately 4:10 p.m. today, July 7, 2017, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a bank robbery at the Golden 1 Credit Union located in the 5600 block of Calle Real in the City of Goleta. According to witness statements and video surveillance, a suspect demanded cash from the teller and indicated that he had a weapon although one was not observed.  He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

 

Sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of a K9 team and Santa Barbara County Sheriff/Fire Air Support Copter 2, searched the area but were not able to locate the suspect. The suspect is described as a heavyset Caucasian male with grey hair, possibly in his sixties, approximately 5’6” tall and 260 pounds.  He was wearing a dark baseball cap and a grey shirt with horizontal blue and grey stripes. 

 

The Sheriff’s Office is releasing surveillance photos from the bank robbery and is asking anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity, whereabouts, or any other information that would assist investigators, to contact the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division at 805-681-4150 or to leave an anonymous tip call 805-681-4171.  You can also send a tip by using the following hyperlink: http://www.sbsheriff.org/anonymoustips.html.

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The City of Goleta contracts with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services.

 

For Media Inquires Contact PIO Kelly Hoover

 

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