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.