Elk Grove Police Seek Suspect Wanted in Bank Robbery

May 26, 2015 | Elk Grove Police have identified the suspect they believe is responsible for today's bank robbery. The robber...


May 26, 2015 |

Elk Grove Police have identified the suspect they believe is responsible for today's bank robbery.

The robbery, which took place at 12:43 p.m. at the Chase branch bank at 7427 Laguna Blvd., occurred when 48-year old Darius Gilbert approached a teller demanding money and indicating he was armed. Although the teller could not see the gun, she complied with the demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash.

After being given an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, the suspect exited the bank and was last seen walking away from the location through the parking lot.
Elk Grove Police believe Darious Gilbert
is responsible for today's bank robbery
in Elk Grove. 

The suspect was described as an African-American male, approximately forty years of age, six feet five inches tall (6’5”) with an athletic build.  The suspect had short dark hair and was wearing dark sunglasses, a white shirt with square patterns, blue jeans and black shoes.

Based on information obtained from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I), Elk Grove Detectives believe that the person responsible for today's robbery is connected to a series of bank robberies that have taken place in the Bay Area.  

The suspect in the Bay Area robberies was identified as 48-year-old Darius Gilbert who has an active felony warrant out of San Francisco and should be considered armed and dangerous.  Gilbert may also be driving a silver 2007 four door BMW 750.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357).  Callers to Crime Alert can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00.  Tips can also be sent via SMS text message by entering CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone, followed by Tip732 (agency identification number) and the message. 

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Anonymous said...

Another reason California is broke.

Another welfare, free health care, food stamp mooch.

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