A Santa Monica bank on Main Street was robbed for the third time this year Tuesday, August 16th, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.
Police were called to the First Federal Bank, 2827 Main St., at 10:57 a.m., regarding a bank robbery that had just occurred. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen.
Officers were told by witnesses at the scene that two men fled on foot from the bank after the robbery.
Police conducted a search of the area, but the two suspects were not located.
The first suspect is described as a black male, 35 to 45 years old, six feet tall, weighing about 160 pounds, and wearing a dark shirt and a dark cap with a small brim, police said.
The second suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, six feet tall, weighing about 250 pounds, wearing a brown baseball cap and brown and beige shirt, and having a thin beard, police said.
The suspects’ vehicle is described as a newer midsize silver sedan.
Anyone having additional information is encouraged to call the Santa Monica Police Department Robbery/Homicide Unit at (310) 458-8451.
Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip national hotline at (800) 78-CRIME (27463).
The First Federal Bank on Main Street was previously robbed April 14th and June 29th.
Two suspects in the June 29th robbery led police to the Villa Marina Marketplace in the Marina area, where police shot the suspects after they left their vehicle. The suspects, who were treated at a local hospital, were arrested.