On August 8, 2013, officers from the Atascadero Police Department were dispatched to 8900 Pueblo Avenue (Coast Hills Federal Credit Union) for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. The suspect had entered the business and demanded money from one of the bank tellers. The suspect then exited the business and possibly entered a vehicle parked in the area of Pueblo Avenue and San Luis Avenue driven by a second suspect. The vehicle was last seen traveling southbound toward the intersection of San Luis Ave. and Curbaril Ave. The suspect made away with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was hurt during the incident.
SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Suspect 1 who entered the bank was described as a male White in his early to mid 20’s, 6’0”-6’1” tall and 165-175 lbs. He had brown curly hair, a mustache and goatee. Suspect 1 was wearing a baseball cap that was black and white with a black brim. He was also wearing a black short sleeve T-shirt with a white and green design on the front and dark colored pants and shoes. Suspect 2 was described as a male, with no further description provided.
SUSPECT VEHICLE: The suspect possibly fled the scene in what was described as a white four door Mitsubishi sedan driven by the second suspect. The vehicle was last seen heading toward the intersection of Pueblo Ave and San Luis Ave in the city of Atascadero and may have gotten on the 101 Highway at Curbaril Ave.
WEAPONS: None Seen
This incident is currently under investigation and the Atascadero Police Department is asking for help in identifying the suspects. Attached are photographs obtained from the bank of Suspect 1. If anyone has any information related to this incident they are encouraged to contact the Atascadero Police Department’s Investigation Unit at (805)-461-5051, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 549 STOP (549-7867). You can also text your tip to Crime Stoppers by texting "SLOTIPS plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) or submit your tip through this website.