'Bare Arm Bandit' sought for Santa Ana bank robberies


They released surveillance pictures, hoping someone will recognize him. The suspect is accused of robbing two Wells Fargo banks in Santa Ana in the past two weeks. The first one occurred June 7 at the branch on 1315 East 17th St. The second incident happened June 16 at 27 North Main St.

Police said the robber told the tellers to "hurry" as he impatiently demanded cash. He is believed to be around 25 years old and stands about 6 feet tall. He wore sleeveless shirts and a baseball cap during both robberies.

Anyone with information was asked to call authorities at (888) CANT-HIDE.

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