Bakersfield police are searching for a man who robbed the Bank of Sierra on Mount Vernon Avenue.
Police said that at about 2:40 p.m. Monday, officers were sent the Bank of the Sierra located at 2501 Mt. Vernon Avenue regarding a hold-up alarm.
Officers said the bank was robbed by a man described as white, late 20s, standing 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Police said he entered the bank and presented a note to the teller demanding cash.
The suspect produced a knife while passing the note, according to officials.
The teller gave the suspect money and the suspect fled northbound from the business on foot.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.
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