Fugitives Violent Crime

* Alex Wells Wanted for Alleged Bank Robbery in Santa Cruz-See Photo Here

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Police are searching for a Santa Cruz County man who allegedly robbed a bank in Santa Cruz Friday evening and whom police believe may have also robbed a Capitola bank earlier this week, police said. The robbery at a credit union in the 300 block of Front Street in Santa Cruz was reported around 5:10 p.m. Friday.

A man entered the bank and presented a note to a bank teller demanding cash, police said. The teller complied, handing the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled, and officers who canvassed the area were unable to locate him. Surveillance photos from the credit union and information from Capitola police, who are investigating a bank robbery that occurred earlier this week involving a similar suspect description, led police to identify  Alex Wells, 25, as the suspect.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know his whereabouts.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted sabe su paradero.

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