Oakland Police Seeks Public's Help

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information in a robbery case

Oakland Police is seeking the help of the public in its search for a pair of individuals believed to be responsible for an armed take-over bank roberry.

The incident occured on the morning of Dec. 21, when a pair of male suspects entered the Bank of  the West location at 4900 Telegrah Avenue, detained the security guard and fled on foot after committing the roberry.

Here are the descriptions of two suspects as provided by Oakland Police:

Suspect-1 is described as an African-American male mid 30’s, 6’, 250 pounds, short black hair and beard. He was wearing a white baseball hat, phone earpiece in his left ear, with a white long sleeve button down shirt, grey tie, black pants and all white tennis shoes.

Suspect-2 is described as an African-American male mid 25-30, 6’, 200 pounds, short black hair. He was wearing a tan or grey baseball hat, sunglasses with a light blue long sleeve button down shirt, black jeans and all black shoes with white soles.

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

Those with information are asked to contact Oakland Police Department Major Crimes Section-Robbery and Assault Unit Investigator N. Calonge at 510-238-3326 or (510) 238-3326 or ncalonge@oaklandnet.com.


Crime Stoppers of Oakland at 510-777-8672 or the TIP LINE at 777-2805.
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