August 12, 2016 at 5:48 PM Update from Nevada City Police Department


On August 12th at 1128 a.m., the Nevada City Police Department was dispatched to an alarm at the Tri-Counties Bank on Rail Road Ave. Nevada City Police Officers arrived on scene and learned the bank had just been robbed. The suspect left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white male adult in his mid to late twenties, approximately 6 feet tall with facial hair. The suspect was wearing sunglasses, a dark ball cap, light blue coveralls, a maroon hooded sweatshirt and grey tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Holdcroft at the Nevada City Police Department (530) 265-2626.

NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 12, 2016 – The Nevada City branch of Tri Counties Bank was robbed today. This is the third incident in the past 18 months, according to Nevada City Police Chief Tim Foley.

At approximately 11:45 am, a suspect entered the bank and approached the nearest teller station. The suspect presented a note demanding money, the teller complied and handed over a small sum of cash. The suspect appeared agitated and anxious to leave. He left the building and was last seen fleeing on foot towards Prospect Street.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30years old, 5.8 -5.11 ‘ tall, slim build. He was last seen wearing a blue denim mechanics jumpsuit, with a maroon and black striped hoodie he wore pulled up. The suspect was also wearing black sunglasses, a black baseball-type cap and black surgical gloves.

Nevada City Police is investigating the robbery, with assistance from the FBI. At this time, officers are reviewing the bank’s video tapes, processing the note and conducting interviews. Anyone with information or surveillance camera footage in the area is invited to contact NCPD at 530-265-4700.

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