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Posted on: September 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Bank Robbery



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Bank Robbery
Station Area:Temecula
Written Date:September 16, 2021Time:5:00 PM
Incident Date:September 10, 2021Time:4:50 PM
Incident Location:27000 Block of Ynez Road, Temecula
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Sean Liebrand
File Number(s):TE212530164



On Friday, September 10, 2021, at 4:50 PM, deputies assigned to the Southwest Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a bank robbery at the Pacific Western Bank in the 27000 block of Ynez Road, in the city of Temecula, county of Riverside.

During the investigation, deputies learned a suspect entered the bank, brandished a handgun, and demanded money from the clerk. After receiving money, the suspect exited the bank and left the area in a greenish 2005 Subaru, Outback. The suspect was described as a possible Hispanic male in his 60s, 5’07” tall, 160lbs, wearing a camouflage jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Master Investigator Robert Cornet at 951-696-3482.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Crime Tips Online Form.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.


Suspect's Vehicle: Green Subaru Forester

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