Tips Sought on Woman Suspected of Robbing Bank Branches in SD, La Mesa

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The FBI sought the public’s help Tuesday in identifying a woman who robbed two bank branches inside grocery stores, one in San Diego and one in La Mesa.

The robber, who appeared to be in her 20s, handed a demand note to a teller during both robberies and received an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the FBI.

The first robbery happened shortly before 2:55 p.m. Thursday at a U.S. Bank branch inside the Vons near the intersection of El Cajon Boulevard and College Avenue, the agency reported. The second occurred around 10:10 a.m. Monday at a Wells Fargo Bank branch inside a Vons near the intersection of University Avenue and La Mesa Boulevard.

The woman did not display a weapon during either robbery.

She was described as a roughly 5-foot-6 white woman with blonde hair, a medium build and a thin face. The woman was wearing a black hat and black sunglasses during both robberies.

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