OAKLAND -- Two men robbed a downtown bank Monday afternoon, police said.

The robbery happened about 12:44 p.m. at the Bank of the Orient, 360 12th St., near Webster Street.

Police said the two men entered the bank and while one stood guard, the second simulated a weapon, jumped over the counter and grabbed money from the counter.

They both fled. Authorities would not give an exact loss but said it was more than $1,000.

No injuries were reported.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $2,000 in reward money for information leading to arrest of the suspects. Anyone with information can call police at 510-238-3326.




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