Armed robbery of bank branch inside Antioch grocery store, Wednesday afternoon

By Allen Payton

According to Antioch Police Sergeant Tom Fuhrmann, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 3:12 p.m. officers were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at the U.S. Bank branch located inside the Raley’s Store at 3632 Lone Tree Way.

“It was reported to us a male wearing a hood and gloves, and armed with a handgun, jumped the counter at the bank. He robbed one of the tellers of an undisclosed amount of cash,” Furhmann said. “The suspect then fled in a red, Dodge pickup truck. He got into the passenger side of the vehicle, which was recovered a few blocks away and reported to be stolen out of Pittsburg.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is asked to call the Antioch Police non-emergency line at 778-2441. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

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10 Comments to “Armed robbery of bank branch inside Antioch grocery store, Wednesday afternoon”

  1. Rjb says:

    Robberies and violent crime day after day. Welcome to good ‘ol Antioch.

  2. me says:

    On a not so different note, I was at FoodMax the other day after 8PM. Of course the self-checkout was closed and only 2 registers open. A lady decided the lines were too long and walked out with a bunch of stuff in her arms. Walked right past me, complaining about how they should open another check stand and she ain’t got time to wait to pay for her stuff. My point? Both are robberies. The people committing them feel entitled to whatever it is they want and will do whatever it takes to get it. And City leaders can’t understand why businesses aren’t attracted to Antioch.

  3. Marty Fernandez says:

    Good point Me. Our city leaders just will not listen either.
    They think everything is wonderful after all we have that great Volkswagen parking lot that is robbed every night. It brings in NO income what so ever but boy oh boy what a wonderful thing to have.
    This is as far as their vision goes.

  4. eileen says:

    Ditto RJB, me, Bill, Sherra, Marty. Ana get your head outa that dark place, you are part of the problem.

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