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Canyon Country Bank Robbed At Gunpoint

Man hands teller a note, walks out with undisclosed amount of cash, eludes deputies.

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Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station - Robbery and Assault team are investigating a robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon at the Bank of America near the corner of Whites Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country. The public's assistance is sought in the case.

A male adult entered the bank, produced a note demanding money and fled in an undermined direction after obtaining an undisclosed amount of United States currency.  Detectives are seeking public assistance in identifying and locating the suspect and have released the attached photo from the robbery.  The man depicted here is being sought for questioning only at this time. 

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Wanted for questioning by the sheriff's department

The suspect is described as a male white or Hispanic, 40-45 years of age, 5'08"-6'00" tall, heavy-set possibly 200-240 pounds, wearing a dark-colored polo style shirt.  At the time of the incident the suspect had a dark-colored mustache, glasses, and an unshaven chin - goatee.  Witnesses believe the suspect may have possibly been armed with a handgun and fled the scene in a dark-colored sedan with a design on the side.

Several deputies immediately converged on the area and searched for the suspect, but he was not located.

**Note: The suspect may be armed.  He should be considered armed and dangerous.  If you see him, do not approach or confront him.  Immediately dial 9-1-1 and deputies will respond.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or the whereabouts of the man depicted here is asked to immediately dial 9-1-1 or contact the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station at (661) 255-1121.