Robbery Outside Downtown Bakersfield Bank

Police are investigating after a man is robbed outside a downtown Bakersfield bank.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the WestAmerica Bank on Chester Avenue and 22nd Street.

The victim says the suspect came from behind him, pushed him against a car, took his money, and jumped into a getaway car.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

-Jeff Lemucchi