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Press Release: Bank Robbery
Agency: Palm Desert Sheriff
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: June 14, 2019 Time: 1:10 PM
Incident Date: June 14, 2019 Time: 11:34 AM
Incident Location: 41900 Block of Cook Street, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Deputy Mike Vasquez, Public Information Officer
File Number(s): T191650048


On Friday, June 14, at 11:34 AM, deputies from the Palm Desert Sheriff Department, responded to the report of a bank robbery at a business within the 41900 block of Cook Street, in the city of Palm Desert. Within minutes, deputies arrived and confirmed the reports of a robbery.

The investigation revealed possible Hispanic race male entered the business, demanded money, and fled the location with an undisclosed amount of cash prior to deputies’ arrival. No citizens or bank staff were injured during the incident.

Deputies conducted a widespread search of the area, but did not locate the suspect. He was further described as a possible Hispanic adult male, last seen wearing an orange jumpsuit and wide brimmed straw hat. He is between 5’6” and 5’8” and between 180 – 200 pounds.

The Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station is asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact investigators at 760-836-1600.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.


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