Man toting oxygen tank robs La Jolla Bank


The FBI and the San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male responsible for robbing the San Diego National Bank at 7877 Ivanhoe Ave. in La Jolla Saturday about 10:10 a.m.

The robber entered the bank, approached a teller at a teller station and presented a demand note for money.

After receiving a sum of money, the robber left and fled on foot.

The robber is described as a white male, 70 to 80 years old, 6 feet 4 inches in height with a medium build and white hair. He has liver spots on his skin. He was wearing prescription eyeglasses, a beige/black checkered blazer, black/white/beige checkered golf-type hat, a light colored shirt and slacks.

The robber was carrying an oxygen tank in an over-the-shoulder bag with an oxygen tube going to his nose.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (858) 565-1255, the San Diego Police Department or crime stoppers.