ELK GROVE - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man involved in an armed bank robbery on Valentine's Day.
The robbery happened around 1 p.m. at the Mechanics Bank at 8235 Laguna Boulevard Monday, according to Elk Grove police spokesman Chris Trim. The man approached a bank teller, pulled out a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money. Trim said the teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash before the man fled the bank on foot.
According to witnesses on scene, the man hopped on a bicycle on drove away heading westbound on Laguna Boulevard.
The suspect was described as a black adult, about 40 years old, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 130-150 pounds. He was wearing a black beanie, black jacket with gray lining, black pants and carrying a blue day pack.