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Sheriff's office: Man dressed as woman robs Oildale bank

Sheriff's office: Man dressed as woman robs Oildale bank »Play Video
A robbery suspect is seen at a Chase bank Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Oildale, Calif. (Photo from the Kern County Sheriff's Office)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A Chase bank in Oildale was robbed Thursday.

The bank robber, described as a man who was dressed as a woman, escaped on foot into a neighborhood northeast of the bank, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office didn't say if the robber was armed.

Anyone with information on the robber's identity or whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at (661) 861-3110 or send an anonymous text tip to TIP411 (847411). Type the keyword "KCSO" prior to the message.