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Police still searching for suspected bank robber [Corrected]

December 31, 2011

Police were continuing the search Saturday for a man suspected of robbing a Costa Mesa bank.


FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version incorrectly stated a Costa Mesa Federal Credit Union was robbed. It was a NuVision Federal Credit Union.

About 10:40 a.m. Friday, a man between his 30s and 40s walked into the NuVision Federal Credit Union at 2701 Harbor Blvd., and displayed a gun and demanded cash from a teller, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Bryan Wadkins.

The man made off on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, but the robbery was caught on surveillance, Wadkins said.

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Police went to the 2700 block of Peterson Place — less than a half mile away — searching for the man, but were unable to find the suspect.

The man is described as Latino, wearing a black jacket, about 5 feet 9, with black hair.

 

— Lauren Williams

Twitter: @lawilliams30

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