Released: November 20, 2013 - Wednesday, 03:07 PM

Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781 4547Date and time of incident: 11-20-13, Approximately 8:50 AMPlace of Occurrence: 4700 block of Egret Lane, Paso RoblesVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: Bruce Franklin Valentine, 70, Paso Robles On 11-20-13, Detectives with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office and Investigators with the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's office served a search warrant at a home in the 4700 block of Egret Lane in Paso Robles. They arrested 70-year-old Bruce Franklin Valentine of Paso Robles for the armed bank robbery of the Rabobank in Cambria that occurred on November 7. Valentine was taken into custody without incident and transported to the County Jail. Valentine became a suspect as detectives followed up on leads gained during the initial investigation of the robbery. The investigation is continuing. The Sheriff's Office was assisted with this investigation by the FBI, State Parks, CHP, Fish & Wildlife, and District Attorney Investigators. The Sheriff's Office wishes to thank the employees of the Cambria Rabobank and Cambria community members for their assistance with this case.