Bank robbery suspect sought by LAPD

(Los Angeles Police Department)

The Los Angeles Police Department is releasing video and photos of a bank robbery suspect hoping the public can help in identifying the man.

The crime happened on Dec. 18, 2019 at about 1:20 p.m. at a Wells Fargo bank located in the 700 block of West Olympic  Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Police say the suspect entered the bank wearing a surgical mask and handed a note to the teller. The teller complied with the suspect's demands who then left with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man 6-feet tall, 180-200 pounds, between 23-26 years old. He was wearing a long sleeve shirt and sweatpants.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call LAPD's Robbery-Homicide Division at 213-486-6840. During non-business hours, call 877-527-3247. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.