Man Robs Bank in Lakeside Neighborhood

A man robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Lakeside neighborhood on Friday evening, police said today.

The robbery was reported around 6 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of Ocean Avenue just east of 19th Avenue, according to police.

The suspect, believed to be in his 20s, entered the bank and handed a note to a teller demanding money. The suspect said he had a gun but no weapon was seen, police said.

The teller handed cash over to the suspect, who fled onto Ocean Avenue and was last seen getting into a gray car headed north on 19th Avenue, according to police.

No injuries were reported in the robbery, which remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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