Man Tries to Rob Poway Bank with Note, Gets Rejected

A US Bank employee told the suspect that she did not have any cash during the attempted bank robbery in Poway on Friday.

A man trying to rob a Poway bank Friday left without any money after an employee rebuffed his note and verbal demands, officials said.

According to a news release, a young man came into the US Bank at 12265 Scripps Poway Pkwy around 2:38 p.m. Friday and gave an employee a note and demanded cash. The employee "gestured that she did not have any cash at her desk and the suspect took back the note," the release stated.

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After looking around and noticing there were no other employees at the teller windows, the suspect left, according to the release.

The suspect is described as an 18- to 25-year-old, 165 pound light skinned male who is about 5-foot-10-inches tall, wearing a black and gray hooded jacket, a baseball hat, black jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the San Diego County Sheriff's Department at 858-565-5200 or Detective Daniel Meyers at the Poway Sheriff's Station at 858-513-2848.

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Dale January 12, 2013 at 01:55 AM
This gun control thing is working already.
Dave Howard January 15, 2013 at 11:12 PM
The teller should have kept the note.


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