Santa Maria police are investigating an attempted bank robbery and attempted purse snatching.
Police say a man entered the Bank of America at 300 Town Center East just before 5 p.m. Thursday.
Police say the man demanded money, threatened employees, and then fled.
Officers say the man attempted to snatch a purse when he was outside of the bank.
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He was last seen running between Bank of America and Macy’s, going toward Broadway.
No weapon was seen.
The suspect is described as being a Hispanic male in his 30s, wearing a gray or silver “puffy” jacket, gray pants, and black shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Santa Maria Police Department at 805-928-3781.