Several masked suspects committed a “takeover” robbery at a Bank of America branch in Vallejo’s Springstowne Shopping Center late Wednesday morning, police said. One suspect took away a security guard’s gun outside the bank at 21 Springstowne Center around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, police Lt. Ken Weaver said. Meanwhile, at least three other suspects inside the bank told people to get down on the floor, jumped over the counters and took cash from tellers’ drawers, Weaver said.
A passerby who saw the security guard struggling with the first suspect went into the bank and, unaware a robbery was happening, shouted, “Call the police,” Weaver said. The robbers then fled in a Mercedes but abandoned it on Mattos Drive and left in another vehicle, Weaver said. Police determined that the Mercedes had been stolen from the East Bay. Police are processing the stolen car for fingerprints, Weaver said. The robbers were described as four or five black males who were wearing hoodies, masks and gloves, Weaver said.
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