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Suspect sought in Tustin armed bank robbery

Authorities are asking for the public's help to track down an armed robber who hit a U.S. Bank branch located on the 17800 block of East 17th Street in Tustin on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011.

August 26, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are asking for the public's help to track down an armed robber who hit a U.S. Bank branch in Tustin.

The suspect robbed the bank located on the 17800 block of East 17th Street last Thursday.

He took cash from two bank tellers, and then ran off.

Earlier that same morning, the same man is believed to have been seen casing a U.S. Bank in Baldwin Hills.

Authorities said the suspect was driving a Mercedes Benz SUV.