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August 21, 2013
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Police looking for South Lake Tahoe robbery suspect

Police are looking for a person who allegedly robbed El Dorado Savings Bank on Wednesday morning.

According to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department:

The robbery took place about 9:40 a.m. when a man entered the bank, at 3443 Lake Tahoe Blvd., and gave a teller a note that demanded cash and stated that he had a gun. No gun was seen.

The man left with an unknown amount of cash. Police released a photo of the man from surveillance cameras. In them, the man is wearing a buttoned-up shirt, a hat, shorts and sandals. He appears to be a white man in his 50s, about 6 feet, 2 inches.

“A potential suspect vehicle was seen driving quickly away from the area of the bank,” a news release states.

The vehicle is a black four-door, dual-cab Dodge Ram pickup truck with a toolbox in the bed. The model year is estimated to be between 2000 and 2005.

“This vehicle turned westbound on Lake Tahoe Boulevard, away from the bank,” the release states.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Lake Tahoe police at 530-542-6100 or via

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