LAPD searching for man who tried robbing 3 banks in hour in Los Feliz

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Los Angeles police are searching for a man accused of attempting to rob two banks before successfully robbing a third bank within an hour in Los Feliz.

The first attempted robbery occurred at about 1:10 p.m. at a Chase Bank in the 1600 block of Vermont Avenue. The man wearing a ski mask allegedly handed a note to the teller demanding money, but was not successful.

About 30 minutes later, he had changed his shirt and attempted to rob a Bank of America in the 4500 block of Franklin Avenue with the same method, but left without taking any money

He then moved on to a Citibank in the 1960 block of Hillhurst Avenue, where he was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

All three banks were within a mile from each other.

No weapon was seen and no injuries were reported.
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