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Man dressed as St. Nick robs Calif. bank during SantaCon

SAN FRANCISCO - Police are looking for a man in a red suit and a white beard who robbed a San Francisco Wells Fargo bank during the city's SantaCon street party last weekend.

According to CBS San Francisco, the man approached the teller window in the early afternoon Saturday with a demand note in hand, and then walked away.

The man is described as being in his 40s or 50s and standing about 5-feet, 11-inches tall.

After the robbery, he reportedly slipped into the crowd of hundreds of others red-suited merry-makers who were drinking and partying in the streets around Union Square.

"The suspect decided to take advantage of this event dressed as a Santa," said SFPD spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan.

FBI Special Agent Brian said anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of the suspect should contact their nearest FBI office or dial 911.

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