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Pleasanton police searching for Wells Fargo bank robber

Cash stolen from Pleasanton Gateway bank; culprit at large

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who robbed the Wells Fargo bank in the Pleasanton Gateway shopping plaza Thursday afternoon.

An unidentified man gave a bank teller a note around 2:40 p.m. demanding all the cash from their station. The teller gave the robber an unspecified amount of cash, and the culprit walked or ran away from the Bernal Avenue bank, according to Pleasanton police.

The culprit was described as a fair-skinned white or Hispanic man, 20-30 years old, about 5-foot-10 or 5-foot-11. He had a slender build and a scruffy, dark beard, and he was wearing a black polo shirt, a black baseball cap and sunglasses during the incident, police stated.

Witnesses did not see the man leave or arrive in a vehicle, police stated.

Anyone with information on this case is asked for call Pleasanton police at 931-5100.

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