BANK ROBBERY IN MERCED COUNTY

The Merced County Sheriff’s Department responded shortly after 3:00 p.m. today, to Farmers and Merchants Bank in Hilmar.  Investigators said an armed White male adult entered the bank demanding money.  The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.  Nobody was hurt during the robbery.
Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the robbery and have released a photograph of the suspect. Authorities are asking anyone with information regarding the incident or anyone that is able to identify the suspect, please contact Detective Sam Becerra at 209-385-7445. All callers will remain anonymous.