Elk Grove Police Seeks Help Locating Bank Robbery Suspects, Reward Offered

The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying and locating two suspects involved in an attempted ba...


The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying and locating two suspects involved in an attempted bank robbery that took place Wednesday at the Laguna Blvd branch of  Wells Fargo. 

On Wednesday at 3:43 p.m., the suspects entered the Wells Fargo Bank and confronted several employees. When the suspects entered the business, one of them used the handle from a scooter to prop open the front door.  

Once inside, the suspects approached several different employees, grabbed them and demanded that they open the safe.  Before the employees were able to comply with the demands, both suspects fled on foot and were last seen running into a residential neighborhood without obtain any money from the bank.

The first suspect was described as an African-American male, late teens to early twenties, six feet tall (6’0”), with a thin build and was wearing a black jacket over a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark gray jeans, black gloves and dark colored athletic shoes. He wore a white cloth that covered the lower portion of his face and was carrying a red bag. 

The second suspect was described as an African-American male, late teens to early twenties, five feet nine inches tall (5’9”), with a medium build.  He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with red logos near the upper sleeve/shoulder over a white shirt, blue jeans, and dark colored athletic shoes.  He wore a white cloth that covered the lower portion of his face and was wearing black gloves. 

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.  Wells Fargo is also offering a reward of up to $10,000.00 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of these suspects.

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