Police looking for bank robber

The suspect in the robbery of the Wells Fargo at 505 California Ave. in Palo Alto.

By the Daily Post staff

Police are looking for a bank robber who used a note to hold up the Wells Fargo at 505 California Avenue this evening.

The man entered the bank at 5:28 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money. The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of cash. He left the bank and walked northwest through the parking lot.

No weapon was seen.

The suspect in the robbery of the Wells Fargo at 505 California Ave. in Palo Alto.

The suspect is a white man, about 5 feet 10, with a medium build. He was wearing a red rain jacket with a light grey hooded sweatshirt underneath, and dark pants. He wore a black beanie with sunglasses resting on his head. He has brown hair and a goatee.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (650) 329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to paloalto@tipnow.org or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.

This was Palo Alto’s first bank robbery since 2017.

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