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Police turn to public for help identifying suspect in bank robbery

Police turn to public for help identifying suspect in bank robbery
Authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify a man suspected of robbing a bank on Friday in Huntington Beach. (Courtesy of the FBI)

Authorities want the public’s help identifying a man suspected of robbing a bank in Huntington Beach last week.

Huntington Beach police said a man entered the Bank of America branch at 18691 Main St. at 6 p.m. Friday and demanded money from an employee using a note.

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The man fled with an unknown amount of cash, police said.

Authorities circulated photos of the man captured on bank security cameras in an effort to identify him.

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The FBI, which investigates bank robberies, described the suspect as white, 5 foot 7, 160 pounds and between 35 and 45 years old. He had a mustache and wore sunglasses and a baseball cap during the robbery, authorities said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the HBPD hotline at (714) 375-5066 or the FBI at (310) 477-6565. Anonymous tips can be directed to the WeTip Anonymous Crime Reporting Hotline, at (800) 78-CRIME.

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