Woman robs Golden 1 Credit Union in Paso Robles

newsroom@thetribunenews.comJuly 16, 2013 

A woman who claimed to be armed robbed a credit union in Paso Robles on Tuesday, according to police.

At 5:04 p.m., a robbery in progress was reported at the Golden 1 Credit Union in the 100 block of Niblick Road, according to a news release from the Paso Robles Police Department.

A woman reportedly walked into the bank and demanded money from a teller. She said she had a weapon, but no one saw it, according to police. The woman then left the credit union on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The woman was described as 35 to 40 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 150 to 160 pounds. She was wearing dark-framed eyeglasses, a turquoise blue T-shirt, a tan cap and blue jeans and was carrying a black purse, according to police.

Paso Robles police officers, with help from a California Highway Patrol helicopter, searched the area for the robber but weren't able to find her.

Paso police detectives, crime scene investigators and the FBI are investigating the robbery.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 549-STOP (549-7867) or submit a web tip at the Crime Stoppers website at www.slotips.org.

Map of 2013 bank robberies

As of Aug. 14, 10 banks have been robbed in San Luis Obispo County in 2013. Click on a map marker below to see more information about a heist or click here to see the full-size map.


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