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Monday, December 15, 2014

Guy in Santa Suit Robs S.F. Bank During SantaCon

Posted By on Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 12:31 PM

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There were a lot of naughty Santas roaming the streets of San Francisco this weekend, but there's only one who police are really interested in — and he remains on the lam. 

According to police reports, amid Saturday's SantaCon fest, a man disguised as St. Nick walked into a bank of the 400 block of Sutter Street and quietly robbed it. 

Police say the Bad Santa walked into the unidentified bank at about 1:08 p.m., handed the teller a demand note, and slipped out the door with an undisclosed amount of cash.
On any other day of the year,  a bank robber in a Santa suit would have not gone unnoticed, but Saturday just so happened to be SantaCon, the city's annual pub crawl that attracts thousands of people in Santa suits. 

Police had no other description of the suspect other than he was 5-foot-11. No word on whether he escaped the scene in a sled.

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