HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) Detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Chase Bank in Hesperia Friday afternoon at approximately 2:52 p.m., according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Cindy Bachman.
A suspect was said to have entered the bank, located at 12731 Main Street, just west of the 15 Freeway, and slipped a female teller a note demanding cash.
According to unconfirmed reports, the suspect was able to flee within minutes with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Authorities have not provided any details on the suspect’s description or direction of travel.
The financial institution was immediately placed on lockdown following the incident and a sign that read “Closed” was placed at the entrance of the bank.
The closure is expected to last the remainder of the day. Customers attempting to enter the premises were prompted by officials to visit another branch located on Main Street between I and G avenue.
No injuries were reported.
Cindy Bachman also confirmed with Victor Valley News that two other businesses in the same shopping center were burglarized overnight, Menchie’s and Oasis Sushi, but declined to provide further details citing a pending investigation.