Accused Fresno bank robber arrested
UPDATE: 3:30 p.m. 1/10/19
The Fresno Police Department reported Angel Sanchez has been located and taken into custody without incident in Southwest Fresno.
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UPDATE: 11:15 a.m. 1/10/19
The Fresno Police Department has identified a man who they say robbed a bank in Downtown Fresno.
Police say 50-year-old Angel Sanchez of Fresno has been identified as the suspect.
The bank robbery happened around 3:40 p.m. at the Bank of the West in Fresno, police say.
Police say a man, identified as Sanchez, passed a note to the teller and demanded cash. He told the teller he was armed.
The teller removed money from the register and placed it on the counter, police say. The man grabbed the cash and ran away on foot, police say.
Police are looking for Sanchez.
Police say Sanchez should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information regarding his location, please call DETECTIVE DHILLON at 621-2081 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at (559)498-STOP (7867)
Fresno Police are now investigating a reported armed robbery that took place in downtown Fresno at the "Bank of the West" on Van Ness Avenue and Fresno Street.
Police say that a white male aged between 50 and 60 years old walked into the bank and told a bank clerk that he was armed with a weapon and demanded money.
The man then ran out of the bank and has not yet been captured.
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