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Hilmar bank robbery investigated
Merced Sheriff 2

The WestAmerica Bank at 8019 Lander Ave. in Hilmar was robbed Wednesday afternoon, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office reported.

At 2:39 p.m. Wednesday an adult male entered the bank and walked up to an available teller and made a demand for money.

Once the robber had the cash in hand, he fled from the bank.

The robber was wearing a face mask, black beanie hat, a gray T-shirt and khaki-colored pants.

The robbery is under investigation by the sheriff’s office. Anyone with information regarding this robbery can contact the Investigations Bureau at (209) 385-7472. Your tip can remain anonymous.