Man robs Rosemead bank

ROSEMEAD – A man in a gray sweater used a note demanding money to rob a bank of an undisclosed amount Thursday.

Lt. Ignacio Samoano of the sheriff’s Temple station said the suspect entered the Bank of the West at 9000 Valley Blvd. in Rosemead just after noon and placed a demand note before a teller.

The teller handed over money. Samoano said no weapon was seen on the suspect.

The robber left in a 4-door black compact vehicle or 4-door black mid-sized vehicle.

He was described as a black man, 20 to 25, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 190 pounds. In addition to the sweater, he wore a black baseball cap.

- Ruby Gonzales

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