Man who tried to rob Phoenix bank on Valentine's Day at large

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron
By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

PHOENIX - Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a Phoenix bank.

Detective Mike Fischer with the Phoenix Police Department said the suspect went into a bank near 16th Street and Camelback Road on Feb. 14 just before 1 p.m. He reportedly went up to the teller and demanded cash.

The teller told the suspect they did not have cash. The suspect demanded money once again before fleeing the bank on foot without any currency. No getaway vehicle was seen in the area.

The suspect is described as Hispanic or Native America between 20 and 25 years old. He is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs between 130 and 150 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball cap, a black-hooded jacket and black denim pants at the time of the incident.

The suspect never displayed a weapon during the attempted robbery.

If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or go to www.silentwitness.org.