The man-- who is pictured in the above images taken from surveillance cameras-- is accused of walking into the Temecula First Citizen's Bank at 44575 Avenida De Misiones at 2 p.m. Tuesday, showing a weapon and demanding money, according to sheriff's Sgt. Dean Spivacke.
"The employees gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled from the bank," Spivacke said in a statement.
"Officers from the Temecula Police Department arrived within minutes of the call and searched the area for the suspect but were unable to locate him," he said.
Investigators were able to obtain surveillance footage of the suspected criminal, which show a white manin his 20s who is estimated to be about 5 foot 11 inches tall. The man has a beard and was wearing a black and yellow baseball cap, dark long sleeve button shirt, and dark pants, according to police.
Anyone who may recognize the man is asked to call Detective Dave Gorlicki at the Temecula Police Department at 951-696-3000.
No one was hurt in the robbery, police said.