Advertisement

Newport Beach police seek to ID suspect in bank robbery

Newport Beach police seek to ID suspect in bank robbery
Newport Beach police are trying to identify this man, who is suspected in a bank robbery on Friday. (Newport Beach Police Department)

The Newport Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery Friday.

The man, pictured in surveillance images, entered the Citibank branch at 1100 Newport Center Drive around 10:15 a.m. carrying a red reusable Target bag, handed the teller a note that said he had a bomb and then demanded cash, police said.

Advertisement

The man fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police believe the same man was involved in a Chase Bank robbery in Oceanside and an attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo in Escondido on Tuesday.

Advertisement

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Newport Beach police Det. Jason Prince at (949) 644-3762.

Advertisement
Advertisement