- Thursday January 30th, 2014 :: 07:16 a.m. PST
Serial bank robber was arrested yesterday evening for 2 bank robberies committed in Menlo Park
On October 29, 2013 at approximately 1230 hours, a female entered the Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park and committed a robbery. She passed a note to a teller saying that she was armed with a firearm, and that she demanded money. The teller complied and handed some money over before the suspect fled.
On November 8, 2013 at approximately 1345 hours, a female entered the US Bank in downtown Menlo Park and committed a robbery. This suspect also passed a note to a teller saying that she was armed with a firearm, and that she demanded money. The teller complied and handed some money over before the suspect fled. The suspects in each robbery appeared to be the same female.
Menlo Park Police Detectives worked in conjunction with the FBI to distribute a press release to the media which led to information that Jasmin Sahib, a 26-year old female out of Hayward, might be responsible for the robberies. Menlo Park Police Detectives followed up on the lead, and were able to positively identify Sahib as the serial bank robber. On January 29, 2014 at approximately 8PM, Sahib was contacted and placed under arrest for each of the bank
Menlo Park Police Department
701 Laurel Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025