Police released this photo of an armed man who they say robbed a city Bank of America branch earlier this month.
Police released this photo of an armed man who they say robbed a city Bank of America branch earlier this month. (San Leandro police)

SAN LEANDRO -- Police on Wednesday released a photo of an armed man who they say robbed a Bank of America branch earlier this month, police said.

About 9 a.m. on Jan. 14, police responded to the bank at 1925 Marina Blvd., after a man with a handgun entered the bank, demanded money and then took off on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, Lt. Randy Brandt said.

Police are asking the public for help locating the man, who should be considered armed and dangerous, Brandt said.

The suspect is described as a black man about 25 years old, 6 feet tall, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and jeans. He was armed with a handgun and a getaway car was not seen.

Anyone with information should call police at 510-577-3230 or the anonymous tip line at 510-577-3278.

Kristin Bender contributed to this report. Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.