ORCUTT, Calif. — A Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy has shot and killed a man suspected of robbing a credit union robbery.

The Sheriff’s Office say they were told a man with a knife robbed the CoastHills Credit Union in Orcutt on Tuesday morning and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Authorities say the suspect was seen running down a hill and was shot during a confrontation with a deputy, although details haven’t been released.

The man died at a hospital. His name hasn’t been released.

A knife was found at the scene.

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