Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Man arrested after robbing Wells Fargo Bank in Temecula

On April 13th, 2016, at approximately 12:12pm, officers from the Temecula Police Department responded to the Wells Fargo Bank at the 27600 Block of Ynez Road in the City of Temecula, regarding a bank robbery that had just occurred. The suspect reportedly entered the bank and demanded money using a demand note. 

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, the suspect fled the area on foot. Temecula Police arrived at the bank and interviewed both bank employees and witnesses. More than one eyewitness reported observing the suspect enter a nearby apartment complex.

Temecula Police Detectives responded and assisted with the investigation. During the investigation, eyewitnesses positively identified the robbery suspect as Kevin Santos, 28 years, from Temecula. Detectives later located and arrested Santos at a nearby apartment complex. Evidence connecting Santos to the robbery was located and recovered. 

Santos was later determined to be on active CDC parole. Santos will be booked into the Southwest Detention Center for the following charges: Bank Robbery and Violating his Parole.
This is an ongoing investigation, anyone with information related to this crime is asked to contact Detective Jeff Fisher at the Temecula Police Department (951) 696-3000.

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