ORANGE COUNTY (CBSLA.com) — Police are on the hunt for a bank robber who struck in Orange County Tuesday evening.
KCAL9’S Stacey Butler reports investigators were searching the area surrounding Crown Valley Parkway with blood hounds after after a Ladera Ranch Union Bank was robbed just before closing for business at 6 p.m.
Detectives say a man in his early 40s with a dark complexion and thin build walked in without a weapon and demanded cash.
Authorities have released surveillance footage of the incident, showing the suspect wearing a baseball cap and a white hoodie.
Investigators say the suspect ran out with an undisclosed amount of cash towards a residential neighborhood and threw items of clothing on the ground.
Detectives say they do not believe the suspect has struck before.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at (714) 647-7000 or Crime Stoppers at (855) 847-6227