Citibank in Costa Mesa robbed at gunpoint

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COSTA MESA – A suspect robbed a bank Friday in Costa Mesa.

Officers responded about 2:40 p.m. to a report of a robbery at a Citibank branch at 234 E. 17th St., authorities said.

“While en route to the call, it was determined that a man had entered the bank and fled the scene with cash,” Costa Mesa Police Department public affairs manager Roxi Fyad said. “It was reported he had a gun. No injuries were reported.”

The suspect, whose age was unknown, was described as 5 feet 7 to 6 feet tall, about 200 pounds and wearing a button-up shirt, black jacket, dark pants and black-rimmed glasses.

Anyone with information about the robbery was urged to call the Costa Mesa Police Department’s Investigative Service Bureau at (714) 754-5205.