SIMI VALLEY (CBS) — Police in Simi Valley report that a US Bank branch was robbed Sunday afternoon.
The robbery took place about 4:24 p.m. at the US Bank at 5135 Los Angeles Avenue — inside an Albertson’s grocery store — in Simi Valley.
The suspected robber got away with about $2,000, according to a news release from SVPD.
Police said the suspect used a note to demand money. He also claimed to have a weapon but he didn’t display it.
The suspect — described as a white male, approximately 20-30 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 160 pounds — fled on foot.
Police looked for the suspect using officers, both human and canine but the search turned up empty.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call SVPD at (805) 583-6950. Anyone wanting to remain anonymous can provide information by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-222-TIPS. You can also text “BUSTED” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).