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.
Man, woman wanted by BPD for alleged forgery
A man and a woman suspected of forgery and burglary are wanted by the Bakersfield Police Department
BPD: Men stole from homes in South Bakersfield
Two men are wanted by the Bakersfield Police for allegedly burglarizing homes around Bakersfield.
DUI checkpoint results in 3 arrests overnight
On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Enforcement Detail conducted a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint in the…
Man's body found lying in a yard in eastside
A man was found dead with gunshots to the head Sunday morning in East Bakersfield.