Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date August 21, 2001
Contact Officer Tina Banfill
Phone (909) 826-5939
Fax (909) 826-2593


Armed Robbery

Riverside, CA On Tuesday, August 21, 2001 at approximately 12:45 p.m., a lone male suspect entered the Cal Fed Bank at 3580 Tyler Street and displayed a handgun to the bank teller and demanded money. The suspect, described as a white male, approximately 35 years old, 510", 210 lbs, and balding, exited the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and left behind a suspicious package at the teller window.

Bank management evacuated employees and customers and notified the police. Investigators arrived on scene and rendered the package safe. There were no injuries or property damage reported.

Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Kevin Stanton at (909)320-8012.