First Mountain Bank in Lucerne Valley Robbed at Gunpoint

LUCERNE VALLEY, Calif. ( The First Mountain Bank in Lucerne Valley was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon.

On March 22, 2017, at about 4:20 p.m Sheriff’s dispatch received a report of an armed robbery at the bank located at 32946 Highway 18.

Per scanner reports, the male suspect armed with a black Glock type pistol jumped over the counter.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20-40 years of age, 160 lbs., wearing a ski mask, green khaki pants, and a blue shirt. The suspect fled the location on foot west behind the bank.

No injuries were reported as a result of the robbery.

Sheriff’s Station officials did not respond to a media inquiry regarding the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact dispatch at 760-552-6800.

Leave a comment


Show More

VVNG Staff

Have a news tip or story idea? We'd love to hear from you! Call (760)998-1598 or email