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Oakland Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the men in these photos. According to detectives, on December 21, 2012 at approximately 9:05 AM, two male suspects entered the Bank of the West located at 4900 Telegraph Avenue. Once inside, they allegedly committed an armed take-over bank robbery. After committing the robbery both suspects fled on foot with the loss.
Suspect #1 was armed with a handgun as he approached the teller window and demanded money and Suspect #2 detained the security guard during the robbery.
Suspect #1 is described as an African-American male mid 30’s, 6’, 250 pounds, short black hair and beard. He was wearing a white baseball hat, phone earpiece in his left ear, with a white long sleeve button down shirt, grey tie, black pants and all white tennis shoes.
Suspect #2 is described as an African-American male mid 25-30, 6’, 200 pounds, short black hair. He was wearing a tan or grey baseball hat, sunglasses with a light blue long sleeve button down shirt, black jeans and all black shoes with white soles.
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