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Salt Lake City police seek suspect in bank robbery

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 17:10:23-05
Images courtesy Salt Lake City Police Department.

Images courtesy Salt Lake City Police Department.

SALT LAKE CITY — Police in Salt Lake City have released surveillance images from a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday, and they are asking anyone who recognizes the suspect to contact them.

According to a press release from Salt Lake City Police Department, the robbery occurred around 11:35 a.m. Wednesday when a man entered a Zions Bank at 787 North Redwood Road and handed a teller a note demanding money.

The teller complied, and the suspect fled on foot toward Redwood Road. There were no injuries reported.

The suspect is described as being a Hispanic male with a “weathered face” who appears to be about 25 years old. He stands 5-feet, 6-inches tall and has a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black cargo pants and sunglasses.

The press release states: “The Police Department asks anyone who may know the identity or location of this suspect to call (801) 799-3000. Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637. Please start your text with TIPSLCPD, which routes it to the police department. Then include any relevant information. Reference: case #15-229455.”