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Masked Suspect Robs Wells Fargo Bank In Santa Monica, Evades Police

September 11, 2019


JEFF: DEVELOPING NEWS ON THE CBS 2 NEWS AT FIVE, A DRAMATIC DAY WHEN AN ARMED ROBBERY HAPPENED AT SANTA MONICA AT A BANK. HOMES, SCHOOLS, BUSINESS WITHS LOCKED DOWN. THAT SEARCH ENDED A LITTLE OVER AN HOUR AGO, BUT THE ROBBER GOT AWAY. PAT: CBS 2’S CRISTY FAJARDO HAS BEEN AT THE SCENE ALL DAY. SHE JOINS US LIVE WITH DETAILS. REPORTER: YEAH, PAT AND JEFF, WE ARE ACTUALLY WAITING ON A SPOKESPERSON FROM SANTA MONICA POLICE, WE’RE TOLD SHE IS INSIDE AND WILL BE OUT SHORTLY TO BRIEF US. WHAT WE DO KNOW SO FAR IS THAT THEY A CALLED OFF THE GRID SEARCH AFTER ABOUT SIX HOURS WHEN THEY DIDN’T FIND ANY SIGN OF THE SUSPECT. HEAVILY ARMED AND IN BIG NUMBERS, SANTA MONICA SWARMED BUILDINGS WHERE THEY THINK AN ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT IS HIDING. HOURS EARLIER THIS MAN, WHO DIDN’T WANT TO BE IDENTIFIED, CALLED 911 WHEN HE SAW A MASKED MAN JUMP A FENCE WHEN HE WALKED INTO THIS WELLS FARGO. [SPEAKING SPANISH] TRANSLATOR: HE WAS WEARING A SKULL MASK, BOOTIES OVER HIS SHOES, HE WAS VERY TALL AND I KNEW SOMETHING WAS WRONG. THE SUSPECT JUMPED BACK OVER THE 8-FOOT FENCE BEFORE POLICE ARRIVED. WHAT HE DIDN’T WAS ARMED WITH A SHOT GUN AND DEMANDED MONEY IN THE WE ARE GETTING INFORMATION FROM RESIDENTS THAT DO HAVE VIDEO FOOTAGE THAT SHOW US THE AREA WITHIN THAT TIME FRAME. REPORTER: WHILE POLICE SEARCHED DOOR TO DOOR FOR THE SUSPECT, ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE BANK WENT ON LOCKDOWN. I CAME OVER RIGHT AWAY, I SPOKE WITH STAFF. THERE WAS A DECISION TO, BASICALLY, YOU KNOW, HAVE A HOCKDOWN TYPE — LOCKDOWN TYPE OF DRILL WHICH IS TOTALLY OKAY. IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY. REPORTER: THAT WAS SERGEANT FLORES GREETING PARENTS AT PICKUP. MEANWHILE, STUDENTS LIKE LITTLE EMMA SEEMED UNFAZED. I HAD A LOCKDOWN. REPORTER: SO WHAT DID YOU DO DURING THE LOCKDOWN? I STAYED IN THE CLASSROOM FOR A WHILE. REPORTER: POLICE SAY THE ROBBER GOT AWAY WITH AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF MONEY. BECAUSE HE WAS WEARING A MASK, THEY DO NOT HAVE A GOOD DESCRIPTION BUT SAY HE’S ABOUT 6-4 AND WEIGHS ABOUT 220 POUNDS. AGAIN, WE ARE WAITING ON A

18 Comments

  • Reply G Gre September 11, 2019 at 1:13 am

    Dreamville really kept their promise wow

  • Reply matthewweaverworks September 11, 2019 at 1:15 am

    How much property damage did the cops do?

  • Reply hungry money September 11, 2019 at 1:29 am

    When I was a kid they never locked our school down lol they over react these days

  • Reply David Ellis September 11, 2019 at 1:34 am

    The 🏦 robber got away ! Well Done.

  • Reply Dug Dig September 11, 2019 at 1:40 am

    Impressive

  • Reply GalaticPuff420 September 11, 2019 at 1:44 am

    Whaaaaaaaat?!? He got away in 2019 in santa monica Ca?!?! Whaaaat?!?!

  • Reply DMoney Industry September 11, 2019 at 1:48 am

    Man hit a big lick!

  • Reply Dirty4andahalf #60secjokes #Godspill #GSA September 11, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Yes they did horray

  • Reply Tyler Jhonson September 11, 2019 at 2:08 am

    " the search ended an hour ago…. . But the robber got away. lol

  • Reply MrColdwatercanyon September 11, 2019 at 2:23 am

    Skull mask and a shotgun my worst nightmare

  • Reply KING BENJAMIN48ST September 11, 2019 at 2:51 am

    Mind ur buisness paisa

  • Reply Daniel Rodriguez September 11, 2019 at 3:12 am

    Haha they got away
    But my bank is Wells Fargo 🤦

  • Reply lastatus1 September 11, 2019 at 3:18 am

    6foot 4 dats a big muthafkerr right there

  • Reply Brent Tanner September 11, 2019 at 3:24 am

    Shows again who the blue swine truly work for with all their drama. Everyone knows the private reserve criminal syndicate prints dem fiat notes out of thin air to begin with so, fuck off piggies.

  • Reply M22k September 11, 2019 at 3:25 am

    Evade??? 🤪 Lol dude go to Mexico and enjoy life there, don't comeback!

  • Reply Dion Afeworki September 11, 2019 at 3:54 am

    Nobody wants to
    Work a 9 to 5
    Now days

  • Reply WEE A GEE IT'S canon up 24hr 7 days September 11, 2019 at 4:18 am

    I only respect the ones who get away good work……don't spen it all in one place lol

  • Reply Digital Bullet September 11, 2019 at 4:50 am

    6'4" – 220lbs …..Humm, i think i know that guy lol What a joke lol

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