Police are searching for a suspect after a reported robbery at the US Bank located in the Albertsons store on Niblick Rd. in Paso Robles.
It happened at around 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Police say a man wearing a black hoodie and a black mask passed a note to the teller demanding money. The employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the robber ran out of the store toward the nearby Salinas River.
Officers searched the riverbed area on foot and by air. Police say tracking by K9 Renzo and witness statements suggest that the suspect may have fled through a drainage culvert and entered a waiting vehicle in the 200 block of Oak Hill Rd.
Police say they are analyzing evidence collected near the scene of the robbery.
Investigators say the suspect did not brandish a weapon or claim to have one during the robbery and no injuries were reported.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the Paso Robles Police Department at (805) 237-6464.