Bank Robbery in Pacific Palisades

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 17, 2013 3:55 pm

Pacific Western Bank was robbed today at 10:46 am in the Pacific Palisades, home-base of The Ski Channel. An armed gunman described as wearing blue jeans, a blue polo shirt and wielding a black handgun fled the scene with $2,000.

Bank employees weren’t allowed to release any information to The Ski Channel, but police dispatch reported that suspect fled on a bicycle.  After the incident occurred police surrounded the building, and locked-down the three nearby elementary schools which have since been released.

The investigation continues as LAPD and FBI search for the suspect.

 

Pacific Western Bank in Pacific Palisades, CA.  Photo: Ski Channel/ Dilara Karabas

Pacific Western Bank in Pacific Palisades, CA. Photo: Ski Channel/ Dilara Karabas

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