Police searching for attempted bank robber in Hillcrest

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Police were searching for a man who attempted to rob a Hillcrest bank Saturday.

The man approached a teller at a Wells Fargo bank at 1220 Cleveland Ave. at 12:05 p.m. and demanded money, the San Diego Police Department said.

 The man was unable to obtain any, and fled on foot, police said.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 30s, about 6-feet tall, 200 pounds and wearing a black shirt and black shorts.

The SDPD Robbery Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information regarding the incident was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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