Bank Robbery at Golden 1 Credit Union
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.
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.