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LASD - Norwalk Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Monday June 30th, 2014 :: 03:40 p.m. PDT
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#LASD-Major Crimes Bureau Investigating Bank Robbery; Hoax Device Used, Norwalk

LASD-Major Crimes Bureau Investigating Bank Robbery; Hoax Device Used, Norwalk

DATE: Monday, June 30, 2014

TIME: 10:26 a.m.

LOCATION: 12200 Block of South Norwalk Boulevard, Norwalk

SUSPECT: Male Adult

UNIT: Major Crimes Bureau

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Major Crimes Bureau were investigating the circumstances surrounding a bank robbery that occurred at the “Union Bank” in the 12200 block of South Norwalk Boulevard, Norwalk.

The suspect, a male adult, wearing a plaid shirt and gray hooded sweatshirt, entered the bank and placed a hoax device on a bank teller’s counter. The suspect then handed the bank teller a note which demanded money.

After the bank teller followed the instructions of the note, the suspect left the bank, leaving the hoax device behind.

No suspect vehicle was seen.

There is no additional information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Major Crimes Bureau at (562) 946-7008. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Deputy Amber Smith
Deputy Juanita Navarro
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Norwalk, CA 90650

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