FREMONT -- A trio of masked men robbed an Wells Fargo Bank in Irvington this week and threw a bank employee to the ground during the afternoon heist, police said.
Officers were dispatched at 4 p.m. on Tuesday to the reported bank robbery at 40982 Fremont Blvd. near Union Street, said police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques.
Witnesses told police that three black men with bandannas over their faces walked into the bank and yelled for everyone to get on the floor, police said. No weapons were seen.
Two of the robbery suspects then jumped over the counter and dug through drawers and grabbed cash, police said.
During the melee, a bank employee was thrown to the ground, Bosques said. It was not immediately known if the employee was injured but a customer inside the bank was taken to a hospital to be treated for chest pains, believed to be a pre-existing condition, police said.
The suspects then ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and jumped into a getaway vehicle parked behind the bank, Bosques said.
The suspects were not captured and a more detailed description was not given.
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