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Monday, November 22, 2010

'Security Guard' Suspected of Bank Robberies in San Francisco, Alameda

Posted By on Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 3:30 PM

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Apparently, he isn't the worst security guard since the Rolling Stones ingeniously opted to hire the Hell's Angels to work Altamont. He's just a crook.

It turns out a man who dresses like a security guard is providing anything but at banks in both Alameda and San Francisco. Alameda police say the man who robbed a Wells Fargo there on Friday is also suspected of ripping off two San Francisco banks: The Wells Fargo at 557 Castro on Nov. 5 and the Chase at 1811 19th Ave. on Nov. 13.

Following the Alameda robbery, the faux guard was seen leaving the scene with an accomplice in a 1987 four-door Chevrolet Impala with a California license plates.

The suspect is described as a black man, aged
45 to 50, standing 6-feet-tall and weighing about 180 pounds.

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more


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