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Thousand Oaks Chase bank branch robbed

October 10, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Ventura authorities and the FBI are searching for a Thousand Oaks bank robbery suspect.

At approximately 3 p.m. Saturday, a white man in his 40s, standing 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing about 180-200 pounds, with short receding hair and wearing prescription eyeglasses, robbed a Chase bank in Thousand Oaks at 148 Hillcrest Dr.

The suspect allegedly entered the bank, gave a demand note to a teller, and was given an undisclosed amount of cash. A weapon was not seen during the incident.

No one was injured.

This investigation is being handled by the Thousand Oaks Police Department, in conjunction with the FBI. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or his whereabouts is asked to contact Sergeant Jeff Miller at (805) 494-8218, or Special Agent Bernard Riedel of the FBI at (805) 677-7353 or (858) 565-1255 (24 hours a day).

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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