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Tuesday, Apr 16 2013 04:19 PM

Two suspects rob bank on Ming Avenue Tuesday afternoon

By BREAKING NEWS BLOG

Two men robbed the Citizens Business Bank on Ming Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

Police said they received a call of a bank robbery alarm at 2:03 p.m. at the bank's location at 9100 Ming Ave. Officers learned two suspects had entered, approached a teller window and demanded money.

The teller complied and the suspects left the business and went westbound on Ming, possibly in a vehicle.

Police said the first suspect was described as Hispanic, in his early 20s, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, medium build, brown eyes, and wearing a red bandanna on the lower part of his face, a black pullover hooded sweatshirt, black shorts with white vertical strips on each side and white and black shoes. He was possibly armed with a gun.

The second suspect was described as Hispanic, in his early 20s, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, medium build, brown eyes, wearing a blue bandanna and black pullover sweatshirt, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Cox at 326-3514.

- The Californian

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