2 sought in robbery at Los Banos Rabobank

cpride@losbanosenterprise.comNovember 27, 2013 

— Police detectives are investigating a bank robbery reported late Wednesday morning in Los Banos.

Authorities said no one was hurt in the incident.

Cmdr. Ray Reyna Jr. said a couple outside of Rabobank at 1451 W. Pacheco Blvd. witnessed the robbery in progress and notified police at 11:44 a.m.

Reyna said the two male robbers were carrying guns and wearing masks. He said the first robber was wearing a lime green jacket and dark pants and the second robber was dressed in loose-fitting pants with a white stripe and a dark, hooded sweat shirt or jacket.

Reyna said the men fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and were last seen driving south on Badger Flat Road in a red or maroon 1990s-era Dodge Durango. A partial license plate from the vehicle consisted of the numbers 311.

Reyna said Los Banos police are working with the FBI on the case.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Elias Reyes at (209) 827-7070, ext. 147.

To leave an anonymous crime tip, call (209) 827-7070, ext. 288, or visit www.losbanos.org and click on “Departments” to find the link to the Police Department website. On the bottom left side the homepage, click on the “Report Graffiti and Other Crime” link. Contact the Merced Area CrimeStoppers at (855) 725-2420 or www.mercedareacrimestoppers.org.

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