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UPDATED: Police looking for Wells Fargo robber

Provided to the TribuneA surveillance still shows a man suspected of robbing the Wells Fargo bank in the Raley's Supermarket near Stateline Thursday morning.
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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a robbery at the Wells Fargo bank branch in the Raley’s Supermarket near Stateline Thursday morning.

About 10:10 a.m. a man walked up to the bank branch and demanded money, according to a Thursday statement from police. He did not display a weapon and fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, according to the statement.

Police scanner traffic indicated he left the bank with less than $1,000.

The man is described as a white adult in his 20’s with a light mustache and goatee. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark sunglasses, dark pants and black shoes at the time of the robbery.

This is the second time in two months the Wells Fargo branch has been robbed. Micheal Neal Johnson is facing charges in connection with a Jan. 30 of the South Lake Tahoe bank.

Johnson is being held in Sacramento on suspicion of robberies of the River City Bank in January and February.

Police ask anyone with information related to Thursday’s robbery to contact the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at 530-542-6100. Reference case number 1203-2301.

– This story is an update to a version posted at 10:18 a.m. The original story is below. –

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Police are looking for a man who robbed the Wells Fargo bank inside Raley’s near Stateline this morning.

Dispatchers received a report of a robbery at the bank about 10 a.m.

The suspect is described as a white, male adult with a thin build who is more than 6 feet tall wearing a black hoodie, black sunglasses and a black beanie.


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