Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Ivan Valencia , 209-595-0718
Release Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

Modesto, CA- Modesto Police are investigating a morning bank robbery in north Modesto.


Modesto, CA- Modesto Police are investigating a morning bank robbery in north Modesto.

On Thursday, June 13, 2013, at approximately 10:12 a.m. Modesto Police were called to the Rabobank, located at 1400 Standiford Avenue, for a bank robbery.  Employees of the bank said a Black male adult entered the bank and approached the teller counter brandishing a handgun and demanding money. Once the suspect was given money he fled the scene. No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male adult in his early 20’s. He was wearing a black hooded jacket, blue jeans, and dark shoes. Surveillance photographs are attached below.

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding this incident to please call Modesto Police Detective Phil Owen (209) 572-9589 or Crime Stoppers toll free (209) 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters can also text information Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637. Just type “TIP704” along with your message.


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To contact the City of Modesto Police Deparment Public Information Office,
call Rick Armendariz at (209) 652-1820. E-mail: armendarizr@modestopd.com