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Robber strikes Wells Fargo Bank

Original post made on Feb 4, 2019

Palo Alto police are engaged in a manhunt after a man in his 40s robbed a Wells Fargo Bank on Monday evening. The robber departed with an unknown sum of cash, according to Palo Alto police dispatchers. It is currently unknown if the man displayed a weapon.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, February 4, 2019, 5:58 PM

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15 people like this
Posted by sally
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 4, 2019 at 6:21 pm

No surveillance photos of the robber? Average height middle-aged white male is kind a thin description to go on.


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Posted by miguel
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Feb 4, 2019 at 7:19 pm

the robber will get eventually get caught. like lay's potato chips, no one can stop with just one. a false sense of confidence and the need for more money later down the road will trigger another attempt. it is a numbers game.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 4, 2019 at 7:42 pm

Another crime report. But crime is not a priority!


10 people like this
Posted by Downfall
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Feb 4, 2019 at 7:58 pm

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Posted by sally
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 4, 2019 at 8:59 pm

Two photos of the robber on the city's website: Web Link

White man with mustache and goatee


1 person likes this
Posted by Tech advances
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 5, 2019 at 9:42 am

Eventually between surveillance video quality and DNA, there will be no way to get away with this kind of crime.


13 people like this
Posted by zap
a resident of another community
on Feb 5, 2019 at 12:37 pm

You'd think banks' insurers would require better cameras. You could get cleaner video out of a $19 back up camera from Frys


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Posted by Wells robs people too
a resident of Crescent Park
on Feb 9, 2019 at 3:13 pm

Wells Fargo has been robbing its customers for years. Millions of dollars creating unneeded accounts and recently, publicity about their overcharging on student loans. Millions of dollars.
The bank's corruption runs deep.


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Posted by Out of Balance
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Feb 10, 2019 at 12:24 pm

> Wells Fargo has been robbing its customers for years. Millions of dollars creating unneeded accounts and recently, publicity about their overcharging on student loans.

The bank robber if caught, will get 15-20 years.

The CEO of Wells Fargo & his stooges will get bonuses. Go figure.

As long as no one was hurt in the robbery, it's only money.


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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Feb 10, 2019 at 5:53 pm

That was my branch, my money.
Certainly disqualifies me from being on the jury.


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Posted by what about the ink bags?
a resident of Downtown North
on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:20 pm

don't they put those exploding indelible ink bags in with the cash? that way the robber looks like he just robbed a bank.


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