Wig Wearing Man: Stick ‘Em Up

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who robbed a credit union while wearing sunglasses and a long, curly red wig Wednesday afternoon.
Officers were called around 5 p.m. to Alliance Credit Union in the  500 block of Cowper Street on reports of an armed robbery, police said.

A man had entered the credit union office and spoke Spanish to the  teller while handing her a demand note.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash in a bag and fled,  police said.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 40s standing  about 5 feet 10 to 6 feet tall who was wearing a baseball hat. Police said  the man also had a mustache and was wearing a white or pale yellow dress  shirt with red stripes.

A search of the area was unsuccessful, and police ask that anyone  with information call the anonymous tip line at 650- 329-2190.

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