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Bank robbed in downtown Modesto, police say

Modesto police are investigating a downtown bank robbery this morning, authorities said.

The suspect entered U.S. Bank at 1120 11th St. at 9:11 a.m.. He demanded money from a teller, and left shortly after on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Sgt. Rick Armendariz of the Modesto Police Department.

The suspect was described as a black man, in his late 20s or early 30s, wearing prescription glasses, a white hooded sweatshirt and dark pants, Armendariz said.

Nobody was injured. It’s not known if the suspect was armed.

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding this incident to please call Crime Stoppers toll free at 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637. Just type “TIP704” along with your message.

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