Police search for two suspects in bank heists
By IRENE HSIAO
Tucson police are asking for help to find two bank robbers.
Yesterday at about 11:20 a.m., a man handed a note demanding money to a teller at Wells Fargo, 1370 N. Silverbell Road, said Officer Kathy Wendling, a Tucson police spokeswoman.
Police believe the man is 23 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall and 150 pounds. He has dark hair, a dark complexion, a goatee and a tattoo on his right arm, Wendling said.
He was last seen wearing a light blue sleeveless shirt over a white shirt and matching light blue shorts.
The man fled in a small, dark-colored passenger car, and no weapon was seen or implied, she said.
On Wednesday at about 1:50 p.m., a different man handed a teller a note at Wells Fargo, 145 E. 22nd St., implying he had a weapon and demanding money, she said.
That suspect is 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 5 inches tall, has a thin or medium build and a mustache and is possibly in his early 20s. He was wearing a black shirt and a green-and-yellow Sidewinders baseball cap, Wendling said.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
Radio show, TMC raise $220K
By ANNE T. DENOGEAN
A recent four-day radiothon raised nearly $220,000 to benefit Tucson Medical Center.
Broadcast from outside TMC’s Children’s Emergency Center, the KRQ 93.7 FM Johnjay and Rich program benefited TMC children’s services.
Donations and pledges during the June 24-27 radiothon totaled $219,673.
“We can’t thank Johnjay (Van Es) and Rich (Berra) enough for their incredible generosity,” Michael Duran, chief development officer of the TMC Foundation, said in a written statement.
“With the support of these big-hearted guys – plus, of course, their loyal listeners – we will be able to enhance our top-quality services and programs for the children of southern Arizona.”
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Surveillance photos of two suspects