BRENTWOOD, Calif. (KRON) — Brentwood police have cautioned people to “please remain vigilant at all times” after a woman was robbed outside of a bank Monday afternoon. According to a social media post from the City of Brentwood Police Department, officers responded to a Bank of America located at 6261 Lone Tree Way just before 3:30 p.m. Monday.
The victim told officers that after exiting the bank she was approached by a suspect who attempted to grab her purse. She struggled with the suspect while a second suspect waited nearby in a getaway vehicle, the social post stated. During the struggle, the victim’s wallet, purse and an undisclosed amount of cash were stolen.
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The two suspects fled the scene in the getaway vehicle, which is described as a black four-door sedan. The suspect vehicle was last seen traveling east on Lone Tree Way.
The suspect was described as a Black, male adult, 5’08 to 5’09 with a thin build, wearing a black ski mask. The suspect driving the vehicle was simply described as a black male adult.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Det. Sares at (925) 809-7733.