Suspect sought in Novato bank robbery

- Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery on Friday afternoon.

The bank holdup was reported at 4:45 p.m., when the suspect walked into the US Bank at 1711 Grant Ave. and passed a note to a teller demanding money, police said in a news release.

No weapon was seen or mentioned. The suspect fled on foot toward the Novato Library and was last see driving a blue Chevrolet sedan, southbound on Tamalpais Avenue, according to police.

No injuries were reported.

Police released surveillance images of the suspect. He is described as a white man, 18 to 22 years old, thin to average build and 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing a teal baseball hat, 
blue and white-striped zip-up sweatshirt and had a black backpack.

Anyone with information or who was a witness to the incident is asked to contact Novato police at (415) 897-4361 or email crimetips@novato.org.

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