Knife-wielding ATM robbery suspect sought by Santa Ana police – Orange County RegisterMay 22, 2020
Police released surveillance footage Thursday, May 21, of a robbery at knifepoint that happened in broad daylight at an ATM in Santa Ana.
The theft took place at 1317 Warner Avenue on Tuesday, May 12 at about 2:56 p.m., Santa Ana Police officials said in a news release. Recorded video of the theft shows a white BMW X5 park behind a man withdrawing cash at an ATM. A man armed with a knife and wearing an open, white button-up shirt over a tank top, dark-colored pants and a face mask or bandanna exits the passenger side of the vehicle.
He approaches the victim from behind and demands all of his money.
The victim turns and hands over his cash and leaves his wallet on a counter as he flees. He was not injured, Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said. The suspect goes on to take the man’s wallet and returns to the vehicle.
Authorities urged anyone who might be able to help police track down the suspect or SUV involved in the robbery to contact Detective D. Prewett by calling 714-245-8323 or sending an email to [email protected]
Information can also be left anonymously with Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS.
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