UPDATE 2:30 p.m. April 6:
Two masked suspects in a bank robbery today at a Wells Fargo branch in unincorporated Murrieta are still on the loose, according to a statement released by police.
"The investigation revealed two suspects entered the bank, brandished hand guns and demanded money from a teller," said sheriff's Sgt. Andy Woods, in a news release.
Woods said deputies were "quickly on scene" after the 9:15 a.m. hold up. Investigators believe the suspects ran north from the bank, then left in a waiting car. No witnesses could give a description of the car, he said.
Both suspects were described as black or Hispanic men in their mid-20s, 5-feet- 10-inches tall and about 180 pounds. Both wore ski masks, Woods said.
One suspect wore a long-sleeved black hooded sweatshirt and jeans, and was armed with a chrome revolver handgun, according to the sergeant.
The other wore a long-sleeved gray sweatshirt and jeans, and was armed with an unknown-type black semi-automatic handgun, Woods said.
Police were searching for armed bank robbers today.
The armed robbery was reported at 9:16 a.m. Friday at in unincorporated Murrieta.
Witnesses told deputies two men with handguns held up the bank and escaped before law enforcement arrived.
Local law enforcement set up a perimeter and dispatched a helicopter and bloodhound to search for the suspects.
The suspected robbers were initially described as two black men. One was wearing a hooded sweatshirt; the other was wearing a ski mask. Temecula police Lt. Rick Young said their descriptions had not been confirmed yet, however.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Temecula Police Department at 951-696-3000.