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.
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.
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.
Anyone with information regarding the identities of either suspect is urged to contact the FBI at (310) 477-6565 or dial 911.