The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is investigating a bank robbery that occurred Thursday morning at the Chase Bank on Bixler Road in the Town of Discovery Bay.
According to initial reports, the robbery occurred just before 10:00 am where two African American males entered the bank armed with at least one firearm and robbed the bank. They then fled in a brown vehicle.
No further information has been released by the sheriffs office.
Update by Sheriffs Office
At approximately 9:50am, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff responded to a report of an armed robbery at a bank on the 14800 block of State Route 4 in Discovery Bay.
A witness at the location reported she saw two men run into the bank and run out shortly after, carrying what was thought to be a handgun and a backpack.
Deputy Sheriffs arrived at the location and confirmed that an armed robbery had occurred. The two suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
They were last seen running to a vehicle and leaving the area north on Bixler Road. The suspects are outstanding.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Office of the Sheriff at (925) 646-2441 or (925) 313-2600. For any tips, email: [email protected] or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.