LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Officials responded to two bank robberies Friday believed to have been committed by separate suspects on Wilshire Boulevard.
According to the FBI, the first robbery occurred at a Citibank located in the 8400 block of Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills.READ MORE: United Teachers LA Vote In Favor Of Agreement With LAUSD For Physical Return To 2021-2022 School Year
The suspect passed a note demanding cash, which threatened an explosive device, officers explained.
Police described the suspect as a white male around the age of 55-years-old, with a large build and very pale complexion.
He was further described as being over six-feet tall, weighing around 230 pounds and reported carried a backpack during the robbery, authorities said.
According to witnesses, he was seen wearing a New England Patriots baseball cap and had a surgical mask on his face.
The suspect also had a clear bandage on his arm, similar to one that would be affixed after having blood drawn, witnesses explained to officers.READ MORE: Suspected Car Thief In Custody After Pursuit Ends In North Hollywood
The second robbery took place at a One West Bank located in the 12400 block of Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Officers said the suspect pointed a handgun at several victims during the robbery.
Detectives described the suspect as a white male around the age of 45-years-old with pock-marked cheeks.
He weighs no more than 190 pounds, and stands six-feet tall, authorities reported.
It was unclear if any money was taken during either robbery.
No injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 1 In Critical Condition After Shooting Near Eagle Rock Dispensary; Suspect In Custody
Anyone with information regarding the identities of either suspect is urged to contact the FBI at (310) 477-6565 or dial 911.