Police are looking for a woman who robbed a Palo Alto bank on Tuesday morning, according to a police department press release.
The woman entered the Star One Credit Union, at 3903 El Camino Real, waited in line and passed a note to a teller, robbing the bank. No weapon was seen, police said.
Police officers, who were notified about the incident at about 10:20 a.m., arrived but were unable to locate the robber, described as a heavy-set, African-American woman in her 20s or 30s and about 5 feet 10 inches tall. She had long, dark hair and was wearing sunglasses, a light-colored blouse and a black jacket.
The woman escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. She was last seen running east on the 400 block of Ventura Avenue. No vehicle was seen, police said.
Detectives investigating this case are working with area agencies to determine if the woman is responsible for any other robberies.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the police department's 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be emailed to email@example.com or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.