Sun. May 26th, 2024

This morning, police detectives arrested Mark Meng, 57, of Irvine for robbing a bank. Detectives worked diligently on this case and determined that Meng was the suspect, according to the Irvine Police Department (IPD).

After Meng’s arrest, Detectives located additional evidence at Meng’s residence that further connected him to the bank robbery. He was booked at Orange County Jail.

On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, a man entered the U.S. Bank on Barranca Parkway in Irvine and demanded money from a bank teller.

The suspect entered the bank and demanded $18,000.00 from the bank teller using a note. The teller gave the suspect the money from the drawer, totaling $446.00. The suspect ran out of the bank and fled the area in the above-pictured vehicle.

The suspect was described as a male, possibly Asian, approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall, approximately 210 pounds, with dark colored hair, possibly in his 40s, wearing blue jeans, a white baseball hat with the word “Callaway,” a navy-colored t-shirt with “USA” on the front, navy bandana on his face, sunglasses, and blue surgical gloves. He was believed to be driving a newer model white Toyota Sienna with a temporary license paper plate or a covered plate.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

3 thoughts on “Irvine bank robbery suspect arrested”
    1. Merriam, as you are aware Irvine Police behaves what their Chief tells them followed by County Prosecutors arraignment in the public media spot light. With so much politicizing of this case do you honestly believe FBI will step in? Go easy on the punch drinking.

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