Lakewood police were searching for three men who robbed a bank in the Oakbrook area this morning.
Two of the men went into the Key Bank, 8017 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., shortly after 9:15 a.m. while a third waited outside and served as a lookout. One of the suspects wielded a gun during the robbery, police reported.
The suspects demanded cash. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the men left the bank, police reported.
Officers and a police dog searched the area but did not find the bandits. A nearby school was locked down for a short time during the search.
The suspects were described as black and about 5 feet 9 with a medium build. One wore a bandana over part of his face.
Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to arrests and charges filed in the bank heist. Tipsters may remain anonymous.
Reach Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959.