FBI searching for hooded bank robber

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IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. -- Authorities were searching for a man who on Wednesday robbed a US Bank inside an Imperial Beach grocery store.

The robbery happened at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday inside a Vons store along Saturn Boulevard.

San Diego police said a man told a US Bank teller inside the store that he had a gun and demanded money. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money, after which the man left through the store's west exit.

The man was last seen wearing a gray and blue Padres sweatshirt with the hood pulled up and mirrored aviator-style sunglasses covering his eyes. He was described as light skinned with a possible Middle Eastern accent, about 5'9" tall with a thin build and was in his late 20s or early 30s.

Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call the San Diego FBI at 858-320-1800 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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