Earlier, Mammoth Police were seeking a potential suspect vehicle related to the Union Bank robber. Now, Police Chief Dan Watson says that the vehicle and its owner have been located and identified. He said the MLPD is no longer seeking assistance in locating this vehicle. Police continue to pursue other investigative leads.
UPDATE ON THE MAMMOTH LAKES UNION BANK ROBBERY (Full press release below)
The Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a possible suspect vehicle related to the Union Bank robbery that occurred on Friday, August 2, 2013.
Vehicle Description: Gold 2006 Toyota Sienna minivan with Iowa license plate 488XJR. The Toyota could possibly be displaying an Arizona license plate.
The amount taken is said to be $1,400.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of this vehicle is requested to contact the Mammoth Lakes Police Department at (760) 934-2011 or the Mono County Sheriff’s Office at (760) 932-7549 ext. 7.
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MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE SEEKS ASSISTANCE IN CAPTURING BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT – Press Release
The Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a bank robbery suspect. On Friday, August 2, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a man entered the Union Bank in Mammoth Lakes with a small leather bag. The suspect approached the teller and handed her a note. The note was printed in English and Spanish and read, “ROBBERY.” The teller then handed the suspect money. As the suspect walked towards the exit door, the teller activated the silent alarm. The MLPD arrived within three minutes and checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
Suspect Description: Male, white, between 55-60 years, 5-9, slender build, white hair covered with a light green baseball cap, checkered white, red, and green long sleeve shirt. The suspect was clean shaven. No vehicle or weapon was seen. Police Chief Dan Watson said the bank lost $1400.
Anyone with information about the suspect is requested to contact the Mammoth Lakes Police Department at (760) 934-2011 or the Mono County Sheriff’s Office at (760) 932-7549 ext.7.