Police release new surveillance footage of a man who robbed a bank in east Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - There is new surveillance footage of a suspect who police said robbed a bank on Saturday afternoon.

Police officers responded to Chase Bank at 2680 Mount Vernon Avenue for a bank robbery that had just occurred Saturday at about 4 p.m., according to officials from the Bakersfield Police Department.

Employees described as a white or Hispanic man in his late 20s or early 30s, 6-foot tall or taller, with a heavy build. The suspect wore a gray mid-sleeve t-shirt with a hood, blue jeans, dark blue bandana covering face, officials said.

Witnesses told police the suspect approached a teller, brandished a handgun and demanded money.  After the teller gave the suspect the currency he fled from the business, officials said.

The suspect was seen entering an early 2000s charcoal gray Volkswagen Passat, officials said.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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