Suspect in Custody After Attempted Robbery at Victorville Wells Fargo Bank

Suspect in Custody After Attempted Robbery at Victorville Wells Fargo Bank

VICTORVILLE – Deputies from the Victorville Station were dispatched to a reported robbery in progress at a Wells Fargo Bank on Thursday afternoon.

At around 12:30 p.m.  Sheriff’s dispatchers received a report from a Wells Fargo Bank employee that that the bank located at 15368 Roy Rogers Drive in the City of Victorville was being robbed.

The employee said that an approximately 5’6” tall, Hispanic or White male who was wearing a beanie, sunglasses, and a red jacket approached the teller at one of the windows inside the bank. According to Victorville Sheriff’s station spokeswoman, Mara Rodriguez there were no weapons seen by the reporting party or any witness.

When deputies arrived, customers were walking into and out of the bank.  Deputies verified that they were at the correct location and when verified, the building was surrounded by deputies.  Four tellers, six bankers, and six customers were inside the business at the time of the attempted robbery.  Deputies made entry into the location and took the suspect into custody without incident at around 12:43 p.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. No other information is available at this time. 

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  • Wells Fargo Bank: Ernie Quiroga