Middle-aged man suspected of robbing Bakersfield bank

Middle-aged man suspected of robbing Bakersfield bank

A brazen daytime bank robbery has Bakersfield Police searching for a middle-aged man who walked into a California Avenue bank and robbed it at gun point.

Police said the man, who they estimate weighs between 220-250 pounds, entered the Citibank bank at 5554 California Ave. and went to an open teller inside the bank and displayed a gun, pointed it at a teller and demanded money.

Once he had the money, police said the man, who was wearing a straw hat, left the bank and fled. The man is described as white, 50-60 years of age, 5-feet-8 to 6-feet and wearing a black shirt.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective Eric Littlefield (661) 326-3558, or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

Surveillance photo of a suspected bank robbery

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