South Lake Tahoe Police Looking For Man Who Tried to Rob Bank

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
South Lake Tahoe Police are looking for a man who tried to rob the El Dorado Saving Bank on Lake Tahoe Blvd Thursday afternoon

Suspect wanted for attempted bank robbery at the El Dorado Savings Bank on July 25, 2013

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA – South Lake Tahoe Police are looking for a man who tried to rob the El Dorado Saving Bank on Lake Tahoe Blvd Thursday afternoon. According to police, an elderly man handed a clerk a note demanding cash, but then appeared to have changed his mind. The suspect left through the front doors and rode a bicycle eastbound, away from the bank. The bicycle is described as a white or chrome girl’s style frame with a large basket on the front and a black bag affixed to the back.

The robber is possibly in his 70’s, approximately 5’-9” tall, thin, and clean shaven. He has short hair and wore a baseball cap which was black in the front and white mesh in the back. The cap has unknown type lettering on the front. He also wore a black hooded sweat shirt, a dark colored polo style pull-over shirt with thin multi-colored horizontal stripes under this, black shorts, white socks and black shoes.

If you have any information regarding this man, please call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at 530-542-6100 and request to speak with Detective Jeff Roberson. You may also contact the South Lake Tahoe office of the FBI at 530-542-4140. You can also leave an anonymous tip at the Secret Witness hotline at 530-541-6800.


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