LIVERMORE -- Police are searching for two men suspected of robbing a bank branch Wednesday afternoon.

The robbery took place at the Chase Bank on 1702 North Vasco Road. The suspects were last seen running from the bank branch northbound on North Vasco, police said. The time of the incident wasn't immediately available.

The suspects are described as black males in their 20s, both wearing sunglasses. The first suspect was wearing a white T-shirt and shorts, gloves and was carrying a purple bag. The second suspect was described as wearing a black shirt with a gold imprint and blue jeans.

At about 5:48 p.m. Tuesday, two men of a similar description attempted to rob a Pleasanton Chase Bank branch only to leave empty-handed after finding no money in the cash drawers, police said. It is not known if the two incidents are connected.

Contact Erin Ivie at 925-847-2122. Follow her at Twitter.com/erin_ivie.



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