Bank Robbery at Golden 1 Credit Union

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Update by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff
7:59 p.m., July 7th, 2017

At approximately 4:10 p.m. today, July 7, 2017, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a bank robbery at the Golden 1 Credit Union located in the 5600 block of Calle Real in the City of Goleta. According to witness statements and video surveillance, a suspect demanded cash from the teller and indicated that he had a weapon although one was not observed.

He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. Sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of a K9 team and Santa Barbara County Sheriff/Fire Air Support Unit Copter 2, searched the area but were not able to locate the suspect. The suspect is described as a heavyset Caucasian male with grey hair, possibly in his sixties, approximately 5’6” tall and 260 pounds. He was wearing a dark baseball cap and a grey shirt with horizontal blue and grey stripes.  

The Sheriff’s Office is releasing surveillance photos from the bank robbery and is asking anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity, whereabouts, or any other information that would assist investigators, to contact the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division at 805-681-4150 or to leave an anonymous tip call 805-681-4171. You can also send a tip by using the following hyperlink:


Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
4:13 p.m., July 7, 2017

A bank robbery at the Golden One Credit Union in the 5600 block Calle Real in Goleta. The suspect said he had a gun. He's described as a clean-shaven male wearing a black ball cap, 5'6" and 260 pounds with a grey shirt that has horizontal stripes.

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Roger Jul 07, 2017 04:39 PM
Bank Robbery at Golden 1 Credit Union

Suspect matches the description of another suspect in a robbery in New Hall looking for a possible vehicle now and on a possible.

Roger Jul 07, 2017 07:40 PM
Bank Robbery at Golden 1 Credit Union

They said that his description fit the description of a robber who hit a place probably a credit union in Newhall, not that he was from there. I don't know where he's from they probably don't know either.

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