Tacoma police were searching for a woman who robbed a bank branch Tuesday afternoon.
The woman walked into the Bank of America, 3408 S. 23rd St., just before 2:30 p.m. As she talked on a cellphone, she presented the teller with a note that demanded cash, police reported.
She got an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank on foot. Officers set up containment and a police dog tried to track the bandit. She was not found.
The robber was described as black, in her 30s and 5 feet 3 with medium-to-heavy build. During the robbery, the woman wore a dark-gray hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, large sunglasses and a scarf and hood over her head.
Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and charges filed in the case. Tipsters may remain anonymous.
Reach Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959.